Israelis invade Jenin refugee camp

The Israeli army has invaded the Palestinian town of Jenin and bombarded its refugee camp with heavy machine-gun fire.

    The Israelis regularly invade Jenin to kill resistance fighters

    Aljazeera's correspondent in Jenin said 15

     military vehicles raided the town on Friday morning and imposed a curfew.

     

    Eyewitnesses said Israeli forces launched sweeping raids on the outskirts of Jenin while Apache helicopters hovered over the area.   

    The raid comes a day after six Palestinians, including a three-year-old girl, were killed in a bloody day of Israeli violence in the occupied territories. 

    Occupation soldier killed

    Israeli forces invaded al-Bureij refugee camp in Gaza early on Thursday, killing three Palestinians and a Hamas member.



    An Israeli soldier was also killed and six were injured in clashes at the camp after helicopters launched an air strike targeting resistance fighters. 

    Meanwhile, in Hebron on Thursday, Ziyad al-Shuweiki, leader of the military wing of Islamic Jihad in Hebron and Abd al-Rahim al-Quaiq, his deputy, were killed when Israeli forces surrounded a house in the city.

    And in another incident in Rafah, in the south Gaza strip, one Palestinian was killed during another Israeli invasion.

    Israeli forces also arrested seven people in Jenin, including two foreign female volunteers, as they attempted to provide Palestinian families held by Israeli forces with food. 

    SOURCE: Aljazeera + Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'Money can't buy us': Mapping Canada's oil pipeline battle

    'Money can't buy us': Mapping Canada's oil pipeline battle

    We travel more than 2,000km and visit communities along the route of the oil pipeline that cuts across Indigenous land.

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women married to ISIL fighters share accounts of being made to watch executions and strap explosives to other women.

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    The story of Ali Reza Monfared, the Iranian who tried to buy diplomatic immunity after embezzling millions of dollars.