Six Palestinians were killed and nearly twenty wounded in an attack by Israeli forces in the West Bank.
Five Palestinians were killed and about 20 wounded by Israeli forces in Nablus, a major city in the northern West Bank, a Palestinian territory occupied by Israel since 1967, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.
A sixth Palestinian was shot in the chest by live ammunition in the village of Nabi Saleh, north of Ramallah, the ministry said. The army has explained that there is “Saw Suspect Throwing Bomb” At the soldiers who opened fire.
Established by the President of Palestine “Urgent communications to end this aggression [le] people” in Nablus, its spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina said in a statement.
The Israeli military did not comment on the report, but confirmed a wide-ranging crackdown on police and intelligence “Headquarters and Arms Manufacturing Workshop” In a new group of named Palestinian fighters The Lion’s Den in the Old City of Nablus.
During this operation, “Several armed suspects shot”The army said in a statement. “Dozens of Palestinians burn tires and throw stones” To the players, who “Retaliated with open fire”. A leader of the Wadih al-Huh group was killed in the operation, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid announced, campaigning for early legislative elections on the 1st.There is November.
Correspondents from Agence France-Presse noted that a crowd attended a Palestinian funeral in Nablus on Tuesday morning in the presence of armed militants. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has condemned “war crime” Israeli operation in Nablus, according to a press release from its spokesman Nabil Abou Roudeïna.
In recent weeks, a group of young Palestinian militants — some affiliated with mainstream groups such as Fatah, Hamas or Islamic Jihad, others not — have begun carrying out anti-Israel operations from the large northern city of Nablus. West Bank.
The new group, named La Fosse aux lions in tribute to Ibrahim al-Nabulsi, was nicknamed the “Lion of Nablus” and killed by Israeli forces in early August. He was particularly responsible for the deadly attack on an Israeli soldier Two weeks ago on the West Bank.
In the process, the Israeli military tightened the noose over Nablus, setting up checkpoints to identify those who left the city and constantly scanning its skies with surveillance drones.
During the night from Saturday to Sunday, a fighter named Tamar al-Kilani from the La Fosse aux Lions was killed in the old city of Nablus. “explosion” A remote-actuated bomb by the Israeli military has been attributed to his movement and the Israeli press, although there has been no comment on these assertions.
Israeli soldiers have stepped up operations in the northern West Bank, a Palestinian territory occupied by the Jewish state since 1967, particularly in the militant group’s strongholds of Nablus and Jenin, following deadly anti-Israel attacks. From March.
The attacks, often interspersed with clashes with Palestinian civilians, left more than a hundred dead on the Palestinian side, the highest number in the West Bank in nearly seven years, according to the United Nations. Since the beginning of this month, twenty-three Palestinians and two Israeli soldiers have been killed, according to a report established by Agence France-Presse (AFP).
Amnesty suspects “war crimes”.
Meanwhile, human rights group Amnesty International on Tuesday called for an investigation by the International Criminal Court (ICC). “War Crimes” This was done by Israeli and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip this summer.
At least 49 Palestinians, including fighters but civilians and children, died between August 5 and 7 in clashes between the Israeli army and the Islamic Jihad group in Gaza, which has been under Israeli blockade since 2007 and is politically and geographically separated from the West. Bank. The organization investigated three incidents in particular, two by Israeli forces and one by Palestinian units.
“The three deadly attacks we investigated should be investigated as war crimes; All victims of unlawful attacks and their loved ones must receive justice and reparation.”On Tuesday, Amnesty General Secretary Agnes Callamard said.
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