Days of Palestine – Jerusalem – Four Palestinian citizens were shot dead by the Israeli occupation forces in an attack early today morning hours on Sunday during raids and armed clashes in the West Bank and Jerusalem.
Three Palestinians were by the Israeli occupation forces in an attack which targeted a house in the village of Beit Anan, to the northwest of occupied Jerusalem, the Ministry of Health has confirmed.
Witnesses told the official WAFA news agency that the Israeli occupation army sealed off a house in the village and embarked on firing grenades, bombs, and gunfire at it and that explosions were heard during the raid.
A video that was shared on social media showed Israeli occupation soldiers taking away a body believed to belong to a Palestinian young man whom they killed during the attack, shortly before MoH confirmed that the total number of victims was three.
The Israeli occupation forces sealed off the village and declared it a closed military zone in the aftermath of the deadly attack.
According to the Hebrew media, four Palestinians were killed Sunday by Israeli military fire in an operation to arrest Hamas members in the West Bank.
According to the Israeli occupation forces, the first exchange of fire took place in Jenin shortly after midnight as Israeli forces detained an armed Palestinian. It was followed by a pursuit of another armed Palestinian in the northern West Bank village of Kafr Dan.
The Israeli occupation forces also carried out three arrests in Qabatiya and in Burqin, where Palestinians opened fire at soldiers.
Later, the Israeli occupation forces announced that two soldiers were injured during the operation that took place in Burqin, Jenin, Qabatiya, Kafr Dan, and in Kafr Bidu and Beit Anan.
The Jenin City mayor, for his part, said that two Palestinians were killed and eight others were injured during the IOF operation in Jenin. One of the martyrs identified as Osama Soboh was shot in his head.
Eyewitnesses said that the Israeli occupation forces rounded up a wounded citizen after encircling and raiding the house of Mohamed in az-Zareini in Burqin town, west of Jenin.
They added that an exchange of fire happened with soldiers before they kidnaped a citizen from the house in the town after storming and ransacking it.
They also said that the Israeli occupation forces chased others for hours in a nearby hilly area.
(Source / 26.09.2021)