8 Palestinians were martyred and others were injured by Israeli occupation forces’ bullets, during their storming of the city of Jenin and its camp north of West BankFor the second time since Thursday morning.
The Palestinian News Agency “Wafa” reported that large forces from the occupation army, accompanied by a military bulldozer, stormed the camp from several directions, and their snipers mounted the roofs of a number of buildings overlooking the camp, while the bulldozers destroyed the streets and infrastructure in the camp and its surroundings.
She added that violent confrontations broke out at the scene, while the Ministry of Health confirmed that the death toll had risen to 8, in addition to 14 wounded, some of whom were in critical condition.
The Red Crescent Society indicated that the occupation forces targeted an ambulance in Jenin, wounding one of its officers with a bullet in the back.
In turn, Al-Arabi’s correspondent reported that the Israeli army pushed vehicles and a special force into the Jenin camp and surrounded the homes of two martyrs in the camp.
He pointed out that the occupation forces used a drone to bomb a house in the camp.
The occupation causes major destruction to the infrastructure in Jenin
The Israeli occupation forces withdrew at dawn today from the city and camp of Jenin, hours after their storming, causing major destruction to the infrastructure of homes and the landmark streets surrounding the camp. During its storming, the occupation was subjected to great resistance, clashes, and the explosion of explosive devices in its vehicles, according to the Palestinian Safa Agency.
The agency reported that the occupation caused major damage to the infrastructure in the camp, after its vehicles bulldozed the railway street adjacent to Ibn Sina Hospital, and the Jordanian field hospital adjacent to the Jenin camp, and also bulldozed the street adjacent to the Tawalba Mosque, and Al-Zahra neighborhood street, and also bulldozed the street leading to the camp from the eastern side. Near the destroyed horse statue from a previous raid.
She added that the occupation bulldozed the camp’s main squares, causing destruction to some shops and electrical poles.
An arrest campaign in the West Bank
In the context of Israeli violations, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club announced that the occupation forces arrested at least 29 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank at dawn on Thursday, bringing the number of detainees there to 2,300 since last October 7.
The club said in a statement: “The occupation forces arrested at least 29 citizens, including a woman and two journalists, between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, from cities and towns in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem.”
He pointed out that the number of detainees in the West Bank has risen to more than 2,300 Palestinians since October 7, and “the arrests were accompanied by systematic acts of abuse against the detainees and their families,” according to the statement.
Today at dawn, the occupation forces launched a massive arrest campaign among workers in the town of Barta’a, south of Jenin.
Barta’a Municipality Director Ahmed Qabha told the Palestinian News Agency “Wafa”: Large forces from the occupation army stormed the town, raided dozens of homes and shops, and “arrested more than 50 workers from the West Bank and Gaza Strip who were in the town.”
In a related context, the Israeli police arrested, Thursday morning, the head of the Supreme Follow-up Committee for the Arab Populations Inside the Green Line, Muhammad Baraka, in the Al-Khanouk area in the city of Nazareth.
The head of “Follow-up” was on his way to the protest that would be held in Al-Ain Square in Nazareth, against The aggression against GazaWith the participation of the leadership of the follow-up committee and representative figures only, meaning that participation in the vigil is limited only to those who were personally invited, and is not open to the public, according to the follow-up announcement.
The occupation forces about 20 families in Khirbet Tana to leave
In addition, today, Thursday, the Israeli occupation forces forced the Palestinians in Khirbet Tana, which is part of the lands of the town of Beit Furik, east of Nablus, to leave it, after demolishing a number of its homes.
The coordinator of the popular campaign to defend Tana lands, Thaer Hanani, said that the occupation forces stormed Khirbet, accompanied by a bulldozer, and began demolishing citizens’ homes and tents, destroying a number of caves, and bulldozing farms there.
He confirmed that the occupation forces forced about 20 families from Khirbet to leave, and prevented them from returning to their lands and from taking their sheep, in addition to destroying a number of beehives in the area.
In addition, today, Thursday, dozens of settlers stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, under the protection of the Israeli occupation police.
Wafa reported that settlers stormed Al-Aqsa from the direction of the Mughariba Gate, carried out provocative tours of its courtyards, and performed Talmudic rituals in the vicinity of the Bab al-Rahma prayer hall.
In the same context, the occupation police tightened their military measures in the vicinity of Al-Aqsa Mosque, stopped students at the doors of the mosque and searched them, and obstructed their access to schools inside the mosque.
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