Palestinians killed in Israeli raid

Two Palestinian fighters are killed in the West Bank city of Nablus.

    Israeli forces often raid Nablus [AFP]
    "A group of gunmen opened fire at forces operating in the Nablus area and a gun battle ensued in which two of the gunmen belonging to Fatah were killed," the spokeswoman said.
     
    She added that she was not aware of any other casualties on the Palestinian side.
     
    Al Jazeera's correspondent in the West Bank said Israeli troops stormed houses during the raid in the city.
     
    A local hospital said it received the bodies of two Palestinians killed in the incident.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera and agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.