Palestinian killed, 7 injured by Israeli fire in Jenin

By Awad al-Rujoub

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): A Palestinian was killed and seven others injured by Israeli gunfire during a military raid in the West Bank city of Jenin on Monday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.

Clashes erupted when Israeli forces moved into Jenin early Monday, the Wafa news agency said, citing Palestinian security sources.

A security officer was injured in the violence and later died of his wounds, the Health Ministry said in a statement.

Seven Palestinians were injured during the raid and six others detained, Wafa reported.

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that the soldiers killed Ashraf Mohammad Amin Ibrahim, 38, after shooting him with two expanding bullets in the chest and the abdomen, reported

It said one of the bullets exploded in his liver and the second in his chest, especially in the lung, causing fatal wounds.

According to witnesses, Israeli prevented ambulances from taking the injured to hospital for medical attention.

The Islamic Jihad group confirmed that its fighters had engaged in clashes with Israeli forces in Jenin.

Meanwhile, Israeli forces raided the city of Nablus, triggering clashes with local residents.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said 15 Palestinians temporary asphyxiation from tear gas canisters used by Israeli forces during the Israeli forces.

Tensions have been running high across the occupied West Bank in recent months amid repeated Israeli raids into Palestinian towns.

According to Palestinian figures, around 155 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces since the start of this year. At least 20 Israelis have also been killed in separate attacks during the same period.

*Writing by Ahmed Asmar

[Photo: Indonesian activist members of Aqsa Working Groups (WAG) hold a peace action at the in front of the Palestine Embassy to support Palestinian people after the Cabinet Netanyahu’s held meeting at Western Wall Tunnels to mark “Jerusalem Day” which is the area of ​​Al Aqsa Mosque, Islam’s third holiest site in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 29, 2023. Photojournalist :Eco Siswono Toyudho/AA]

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