Nine Palestinian terrorists were killed in an Israeli operation in the West Bank

Soldiers and police forces carried out “a joint anti-terrorist operation” with the aim of “stopping a terrorist squad” of the Islamist movement Islamic Jihad, with a strong presence in Jenin. (REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta) (RANEEN SAWAFTA/)

at least nonine Palestinian terrorists were killed today during a military incursion ofthe israeli army in the Jenin refugee camp, in what is the deadliest incident with armed confrontations in west bank dwarves.

Israeli forces entered the Jenin refugee camp this morning, epicenter of Palestinian armed resistance in the north of the West Bank, where armed clashes broke out with local militiamen that have also resulted in at least a dozen injuries.

According to an Israeli military spokesman, this morning soldiers and police forces carried out “a joint counterterrorism operation” with the aim of “stopping a terrorist squad” of the Islamist movement Islamic Jihad, with a strong presence in Jenin.

This group would have been involved “in executing and planning multiple major terrorist attacksincluding shooting attacks against Israeli soldiers and civilians,” the army said.

His forces also fired live ammunition at other armed suspects they clashed with in the alleyways of the refugee camp, the same source added.  (REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta)
His forces also fired live ammunition at other armed suspects they clashed with in the alleyways of the refugee camp, the same source added. (REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta) (RANEEN SAWAFTA/)

As specified, during today’s operation, “the squad opened fire on the Israeli security forces”, after which there was an exchange of fire and “three terrorists were neutralized”.

His forces also fired live ammunition at other armed suspects with those who clashed in the alleys of the refugee camp, added the same source.

In turn, the Army says it is investigating the cases of other deaths registered by the Palestinian Ministry of Health, as is the case of an elderly woman who died in the context of the raid.

Palestinians clash with Israeli security forces after an army raid in the West Bank city of Jenin, on January 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
Palestinians confront Israeli security forces after an army raid in the West Bank city of Jenin, on January 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

Today’s incident is about the deadliest armed clashes in West Bank territory in years. It has also resulted in a twenty injuredfour of whom are in serious condition.

Israeli raids and arrest operations in towns in the West Bank -especially in the north, the main focus of tension- have been almost daily since 2022.

Palestinians pick up stones amid clashes with Israeli troops during a raid in Jenin, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.  REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta
Palestinians pick up stones amid clashes with Israeli troops during a raid in Jenin, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta (RANEEN SAWAFTA/)

Their raids often result in armed clashes with local terrorist groups, often resulting in fatalities.

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Source-www.infobae.com