The Palestinian health ministry said two of its security agents were shot dead by Israeli forces on Thursday morning during fighting in the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Jenin.
The ceasefire that was introduced in the past after the war between Israel and Hamas could be broken again. Two Palestinian officials were allegedly shot dead by Israeli security forces on Thursday. The Palestinian health ministry said two of its security officials were shot dead by Israeli forces early Thursday in clashes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Jenin.
Online videos show Palestinian officials hiding from the vehicle and can be heard gunshots behind them. One of these officers says he is firing Israeli “undercover” troops.
A third Palestinian was seriously injured in the shooting, the ministry said. At the time, there was no IDF commentary. A poster featuring local media identified the two dead as members of Palestinian Authority military intelligence.
Israeli incursions are common in the Palestinian Authority-administered autonomous areas in the West Bank. Often the goal is to arrest wanted Palestinians. Clashes with Palestinian forces are rare, however, as such operations are considered coordinated between the two sides.
Significantly, in recent days a war has broken out between Israel and the Palestinian organization Hamas. During this time, about 200 Palestinians were killed in Israeli airstrikes. In addition, more than 10 Israelis were killed. Many countries, including America, have called for peace. After that, a unilateral truce was signed by