Israeli forces raid Jenin camp

Forces clash with the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade during dawn incursion.

    Israel conducts raids in the West Bank regularly [AFP]

    The operation finished on Thursday morning after Israeli forces arrested a number of Palestinians, including two Hamas activists.

     

    Witness said Israeli forces threatened repeated raids if they continued to harbour and support what they claimed were "wanted Palestinians".  

     

    Targetted killing

     

    The raid comes a day after Israeli special forces ambushed and killed an Islamic Jihad commander in the city of Jenin on Wednesday.
     
    25 year old Mahmoud Abu Obeid was shot dead by Israeli special forces disguised as Palestinians, according to wintesses.
     
    The unit ambushed his car at a roundabout and several shots were fired into the vehicle.
     
    The day before Israeli police arrested an Islamic Jihad operative from Jenin in a flat in a suburb of Tel Aviv, on suspicion of preparing a suicide bombing.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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