Less than 48 hours after six more people were slain in another raid on the city, Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians in Jenin in the northern occupied West Bank, according to Al Jazeera.
According to the English-language news channel, who cited the Palestinian Ministry of Health, Ahmad Fashafsheh, 22, Sufian Fakhouri, 26, and Nayef Malaysheh, 25, were the three men who were shot dead on Thursday morning.
They were referred to be “Islamic Jihan gunmen” by Reuters.
According to the health ministry, 14-year-old Walid Nassar also passed away on Thursday as a result of wounds he received after being shot by an Israeli soldier on Tuesday.
South of Jenin, in the village of Jaba, three people named Fashafsheh, Fakhouri, and Malaysheh were fatally shot inside a vehicle.At 6 am (04:00 GMT), according to the report, Israeli special troops invaded Jaba, including covert units dressed as civilians.
Israeli forces and Palestinian fighters engaged in a firefight, according to local media.
Israeli authorities reportedly claimed in a statement that the operation, which encompassed border police, the army, and intelligence, was meant “to capture wanted suspects on the basis of several shooting operations” targeting the Israeli army.“During the operation, shots were fired at the [Israeli] forces from the car of the wanted persons, after which we responded and killed three armed men who were in the car,” the statement said, claiming that weapons were found in the car, the report added.