December 7, 2022

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Two Palestinians killed in attack by Israeli forces in occupied West Bank | the world

Two Palestinians were killed and others wounded Saturday by Israeli army fire in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said.

In a statement released by the ministry, “Two civilians were shot dead due to the aggression [israelense] in Jenin”, in the north of the West Bank, a territory occupied by Israel since 1967. The victims were Ahmed Taraqmeh, 16, and Mahmoud Al Souz, 18.

A further 11 Palestinians were injured, three of them in critical condition, the statement added.

Two Palestinian youths were killed by Israeli forces in the West Bank

The Israeli army said its troops carried out an operation in the region to arrest a 25-year-old Palestinian suspected of belonging to the Islamic Jihad armed group and shoot dead soldiers.

“During the operation, dozens of Palestinians threw explosives and Molotov cocktails at Israeli soldiers, who were shot dead,” the army said in a statement. “The soldiers responded with live ammunition against the armed suspects,” he added.

The two slain youths were “martyrs” for Islamic Jihad.

Israeli forces also opened fire on journalists during the operation, according to Wafa, the official Palestinian news agency.

In another incident on Wednesday, two journalists were wounded during an Israeli operation in Deir al-Hadab, east of Nablus, in which a Palestinian was killed.

In recent months, the Israeli military has carried out frequent, often deadly, incursions into Jenin and other parts of the West Bank, primarily targeting Palestinian militants. Dozens of Palestinians died, including militants and civilians.

The escalation of violence in the West Bank coincides with Israel’s election campaign for November 1 elections and internal tensions in the Palestinian territories, where many young people accuse the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) led by Mahmoud Abbas of being unopposed. Actions by Israeli forces.

The ANP, for its part, urged the United States to “increase pressure on Israel” to avoid “disastrous consequences for all,” Abbas’s spokesman Nabil Abu Roudina warned in a memo.