Who were the three terrorists killed by the Israel Defense Forces in the West Bank hospital?

Militants attend the funeral of the three terrorists killed by Israel at the Jenin hospital (REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta) (RANEEN SAWAFTA/)

Israeli soldiers disguised as Palestinians killed this tuesday to three terrorists in a hospital West Bankas reported by the authorities of the Jewish State.

One of the victims was a member of Hamas and the other two of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. According to Israel Defense Forces (IDF), They were planning an imminent attack and were involved in recent acts of violence.

The Hamas terrorist was identified as Muhammad Jalamneh or Jalamana27 years old, who was supposedly in contact with the headquarters of the terrorist organization abroad.

According to the IDF, He armed other operatives for a shooting attack and was previously injured while advancing in a car bomb attack.

Some local media outlets claim that it was also spokesman for the military wing of Hamas in the field of Jenin. The security forces that infiltrated seized a pistol that he had in the room where they found him.

The three militiamen were members of different branches of Palestinian armed groups (REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta)
The three militiamen were members of different branches of the Palestinian armed groups (REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta) (RANEEN SAWAFTA/)

The other two terrorists were brothers, Muhammad and Basel Ghazawi or Azawi.

Muhammad was identified as an active militia member who participated “in various terrorist activities, including shooting at IDF forces in the area,” while his brother Bassel was a militiaman “involved in terrorist activity” in the Jenin where he lived. Various sources indicate that he would be a member of the Islamic Jihad.

Israeli intelligence has been collecting data for some time that allows it to conclude that Many wanted Palestinians remain in the hospital to plan and direct attacks from there. They assume that the medical center provides protection against Israeli counterterrorism operations, in “another example of terrorist groups’ cynical use of civilian spaces and hospitals as cover and human shields,” the military said.

This is the same tactic used by the terrorists of Loop. The IDF, Shin Bet and police accused Jalamneh of using the hospital as a hideout while planning attacks that would take place in the “immediate term.”

Some men accompany the body of a Palestinian killed after an Israeli raid, in a hospital in Jenin (REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta)
Some men accompany the body of a Palestinian killed after an Israeli raid, in a hospital in Jenin (REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta) (RANEEN SAWAFTA/)

Findings in Gaza

Israel claims that Palestinian terrorists use hospitals, especially in Gaza, to hide or launch operations from them. The Army has found underground tunnels in the vicinity of hospitals and claims to have located weapons and vehicles used in the October 7 attack on hospital grounds.

The war was sparked by the Hamas attack, when hundreds of terrorists stormed across the border, killing some 1,200 peoplemostly civilians, and kidnapping others 250 approximately.

The attack triggered a air offensive, sea ​​and land who has killed more than 26,000 people in Loop and injured more than 65,000, according to the Hamas-controlled Gaza Health Ministry. The ministry’s count does not distinguish between combatants and non-combatants, but states that approximately two-thirds of the dead are women and minors.

(With information from AP and Reuters)