Two Palestinians killed in Israeli raid on occupied West Bank | Occupied West Bank News

Muhamad Azizi and Abdul Rahman Sobh had been killed by the Israeli forces throughout an in a single day raid on Nablus.

Two Palestinians had been killed in a single day throughout an Israeli military raid within the occupied West Financial institution metropolis of Nablus, the Palestinian well being ministry has mentioned.

The ministry on Sunday mentioned Muhamad Azizi, 25, was killed by a bullet to the chest, whereas Abdul Rahman Jamal Suleiman Sobh, 28, was shot within the head.

Palestinian information company Wafa mentioned Israeli forces stormed al-Yasmina neighbourhood within the Previous Metropolis of Nablus after midnight and cordoned off a home earlier than embarking on bombing the home with explosives and gunfire, killing two Palestinians.

Based on the Palestinian Purple Crescent, at the least 12 others had been wounded, together with one in severe situation.

A neighbour, Naser Estitya, 60, mentioned he heard gunshots from inside the home earlier than the Israeli forces fired closely on the home.

“They had been calling the identify of 1 particular person, asking him to give up,” he mentioned.

Images from the scene confirmed a part of the wall on the highest ground had been destroyed.

“One other crime dedicated by the occupation forces within the previous metropolis of #Nablus, the place martyrs have fallen and lots of wounded,” Hussein al-Sheikh, a senior Palestinian official, mentioned on Twitter.

“We strongly condemn this crime, and we maintain the occupation duty for its repercussions.”

The Israeli military mentioned it was finishing up an operation in Nablus, with out instantly commenting on the Palestinian report of casualties.

In an announcement, it mentioned there have been exchanges of fireplace between armed suspects and troops that ended with “neutralising the terrorists inside the home and on its roof”.

No less than 52 Palestinians have been killed since late March, largely within the West Financial institution.

Amongst them are suspected armed fighters and in addition non-combatants, together with Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh – a Palestinian-American twin nationwide – who was masking an Israeli raid in Jenin.

Israeli safety forces have launched near-daily raids within the West Financial institution following a spate of assaults in Israel in current months.

Over the identical interval, 19 folks – the bulk Israeli civilians inside Israel – have been killed, primarily in assaults by Palestinians.

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