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Four Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in the West Bank

Israeli forces killed four people in the occupied West Bank yesterday, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
The latest violence comes two days after a deadly conflict between Israeli forces and Islamic Jihad in a Palestinian enclave along the coast of Gaza was halted by a ceasefire, with Israeli forces launching sometimes deadly raids in the West Bank. has continued for several months.
Ibrahim al-Nabulsi was murdered in the city of Nablus. Another man who was staying at the house also died. He also killed a 16-year-old boy in Nablus, and the Palestinian Ministry of Health later announced that a 17-year-old boy had been shot dead in the southern city of Hebron, which was the spark. An AFP correspondent reported that Palestinians exchanged gunfire with Israeli security forces in the old city of Nablus. Across the Nablus region, he treated 69 gunshot wounds, of which at least four were critical, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent Society.
Nablushi was the commander of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, one of the major groups present in the West Bank operating under the ruling Fatah party. Hundreds of mourners gathered in Nablus for the funeral procession of the three dead.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health identified those killed as Nablushi, Islam Sabbo and Hussein Taha. Jamal Taha said his 16-year-old son was killed on his way to work. “The army was in the old town. My son went to the market before me, he had his food. he told his AFP. Late Tuesday, the Palestinian Ministry of Health announced that 17-year-old Moamen Jaber had been shot in the chest and killed by Israeli forces in Hebron. An AFP photographer saw the body of a teenager at a local hospital after clashes between Palestinians and Israeli soldiers.
Heavy gunfire was heard in Nablus as dozens of Israeli military vehicles halted traffic in one of the West Bank’s largest cities.
Clashes with Israeli forces also broke out in other parts of the city, as Palestinians threw stones at them. Security forces have carried out near-daily, often deadly operations in the West Bank in recent months, with a focus on Islamic jihadist groups.
An Egypt-brokered ceasefire was reached on Sunday, ending three days of heavy fighting that left 46 Palestinians dead, including 16 children and 360 wounded, according to Gaza’s health ministry.
Israeli Prime Minister Rapid had a phone call on Monday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who praised Cairo’s role in “maintaining stability and security in the region”. But after the Nablus attack, a spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Israel was “not interested in peace and stability”. Nabil Abu Rudine said he was “exploiting and killing Palestinians for profit in Israel’s internal politics” and hinted at Israel’s general elections scheduled for November 1. Mansur.



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