Two Israelis died this Saturday in a Palestinian shooting attack In the town of Huwarain west bankreported a spokesman for the Army of Israelwhich specified that the authors fled.
“A short time ago an alleged attack was carried out with shooting at several Israeli civilians in the city of Huwara. Two civilians were killed as a result of the shooting,” a military statement said, adding that “Israel Defense Forces soldiers are pursuing the suspects and have blocked roads in the area.”
The Israeli emergency medical service Magen David Adom (MDA) explained that the victims are a 60-year-old man and his 29-year-old sonwho were hit by gunfire at a car wash.
Official Israeli information does not specify whether the deceased were from a nearby settlement or residents of the Jewish state who were in transit in the town of Huwara.
“When we arrived, we found two injured people, a 60-year-old man and a 29-year-old man, inside the car wash. Both were unconscious and had gunshot wounds to their bodies. Together with the Army medical team, we provided immediate medical treatment on the spot and initiated advanced resuscitation procedures,” he said. Tomer Gusmannan MDA paramedic, whose spokesman confirmed the deaths of both men shortly afterward.
The movement Hamas terroristwhich governs the Gaza Strip, said in a statement that “the heroic shooting in Huwara is the result of the firm and continuous promise of the (Palestinian) resistance to defend its people and respond to the crimes of the occupation.” ”.
“The resistance attacks will continue and will extend to the Army occupation and its settlers,” added a Hamas spokesman, who however did not claim responsibility for the attack.
The group Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist also celebrated the attack and mentioned that it is “the natural and legitimate response to the crimes of the occupation against the Palestinian people.”
This episode takes place within the framework of a prolonged spiral of violence in the area, who lives its bloodiest year since the Second Intifada (2000-2005).
The violence has been concentrated mainly in the northern West Bank, especially in the cities of Jenin and Nablusalthough Huwara has also become a major source of tension this year.
Huwara has long been a hotspot in the West Bank because a main thoroughfare through the town is also regularly used by Israelis to get to and from the settlements, according to The Times of Israel.
(With information from EFE)
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