Israeli forces killed three Palestinians on Tuesday in an arrest raid in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. injured ten people.
The shootout occurred a day after his three-day fighting between Israeli and Palestinian Islamic Jihad groups in the Gaza Strip ended in a ceasefire.
Israeli police said security forces surrounded Ibrahim Al's home in Nablushi. Ibrahim al Nablussi was wanted in connection with a series of shootings in the West Bank earlier this year. They confirmed that al-Nablushi and another Palestinian militant were killed in a shootout at the scene, and that troops found weapons and explosives in his home. , said the army had been attacked by Palestinians who hurled rocks and explosives at them, and soldiers responded with live ammunition. It confirmed that Palestinians had been shot, but did not elaborate on their condition.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health said three of his people, Al Nablushi, Islam Subuh and Hussein Jamal Taha, were killed and at least 40 others were injured.
Israel has carried out arrest raids in the West Bank nearly every night in recent months as part of its crackdown on Palestinian extremist groups, particularly Islamic Jihad. 19 people died. During these arrest raids, dozens of Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli forces.
Last week, Israel arrested Bassam al-Saadi, a senior Islamic Jihadist fighter, during a night operation in the West Bank city of Jenin. The group said it was on "high alert", and on Friday Israel said it had launched a series of attacks against Islamic Jihad targets in the Gaza Strip in response to an "imminent threat" by militant groups.
At least 46 Palestinians died in his three days of fighting in Gaza. Four women and 311 injured, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. Twelve of those killed were Islamic Jihad fighters, one a minor armed group and two Hamas-affiliated police officers who had not taken part in the fighting, according to armed factions.
Israel estimates that a total of 47 Palestinians were killed, 14 of whom were killed by Islamic Jihad rocket failures. Israeli airstrikes have killed 20 militants and seven civilians and said six deaths are being investigated.
Israeli Interim Prime Minister Yair Lapid praised the cooperation of Israeli security personnel and said the killing of al-Nablushi was "another step in the uncompromising fight against terrorism." rice field.
Nabil Abu Rudene, spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, warned that continued violence could set the region on fire even more, and the Israeli government announced in November that He accused them of shedding Palestinian blood to secure political capital in the country ahead of parliamentary elections.
Israel occupied the West Bank in her 1967 Middle East war, and Palestinians are seeking it as a future national center. Israel considers the West Bank to be the center of Jewish biblical and historical affairs, and is building dozens of settlements that are now home to more than 400,000 Israelis.
Palestinians and much of the international community consider Israel's settlement of the West Bank a violation of international law and an obstacle to the peaceful resolution of the decades-old conflict.