Ahmad Fathi Masad, 21, was shot lifeless throughout an Israeli military daybreak raid in Jenin; at the very least three others had been injured.
Occupied West Financial institution – Israeli forces have shot lifeless a Palestinian man throughout a raid on the Jenin space within the northern occupied West Financial institution, in accordance with the Palestinian state information company WAFA.
The 21-year-old was recognized as Ahmad Fathi Masad, a former prisoner from the village of Burqin, west of Jenin.
His killing within the Jenin refugee camp was introduced simply after daybreak on Wednesday morning, and a funeral procession was held for him an hour later.
A minimum of three different Palestinians had been wounded through the raid, wherein armed confrontations broke out with Palestinian fighters within the camp.
The Israeli military mentioned that it was “conducting counterterrorism exercise” in Jenin, however didn’t touch upon any casualties.
The Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) motion, which is energetic within the Jenin camp, mentioned in a press release: “The blood of the martyr Ahmad and all of the martyrs, is not going to go in useless.”
Israeli forces arrested at the very least 15 Palestinians in raids on different elements of Jenin and throughout the occupied West Financial institution on Wednesday.
Masad’s killing comes only a day after one other Palestinian, 20-year-old Ahmad Ibrahim Owaidat, was killed throughout a raid on the Aqabet Jaber refugee camp in Jericho, within the japanese West Financial institution.
Israel has stepped up raids and arrests throughout the West Financial institution after 4 assaults in Israel left 14 folks, together with three law enforcement officials, lifeless.
A minimum of 47 Palestinians have been killed by Israelis because the begin of 2022.
Jenin has change into the goal of accelerating Israeli navy raids, arrests and focused assassinations, in an try and crack down on rising Palestinian armed resistance there.
Fears are rampant of a potential large-scale Israeli invasion of the camp, the place the armed wings of the PIJ and Fatah actions are energetic.
Israeli forces have killed 11 Palestinians over the previous two weeks within the West Financial institution, together with six from Jenin.
Final week, when the Jewish pageant of Passover and the Muslim holy month of Ramadan overlapped, settler incursions underneath police safety led to day by day confrontations with Palestinians on the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, with many Palestinians injured and arrested.
Weeks of protests towards the compelled displacement of Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem, and raids by Israeli forces on Al-Aqsa throughout Ramadan final yr, escalated right into a widespread rebellion throughout Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, and an 11-day assault on the Gaza Strip.