Four Palestinians killed in ongoing Israeli military raids in Jenin (Palestinian ministry)

Four Palestinians, including a teenager, were killed by Israeli fire on Thursday in Jenin, a Palestinian city in the northern occupied West Bank, where Israeli forces entered in the afternoon, according to the Palestinian health ministry.

Eighteen people with gunshot wounds were also admitted to the hospital, four of them in critical condition, the ministry said, with three of the four dead identified as Omar Awadeen, 16, Nidal Khazim, 28 and Yusuf Chir, 29. happened as

“security forces [israéliennes] currently running in camp [de réfugiés palestiniens] of Jenin,” the army said in a statement released around 3:40 p.m. (1340 GMT), without giving any further details.

This new tragedy comes as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict appears to have been sucked into a new convoluted spiral of violence since entering office in late December under the leadership of one of the most right-wing governments in Israel’s history. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Since the beginning of the year, the Israeli–Palestinian conflict has claimed the lives of 84 Palestinians (including minors from armed groups and civilians), 12 civilians (including three minors) and one Israeli policeman, as well as one Ukrainian. According to an AFP tally compiled from official Israeli and Palestinian sources.

The Israeli army is focusing its operations in the northern West Bank, a stronghold of armed groups in this Palestinian territory occupied by Israel since 1967.

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