At least ten Palestinians have been reported killed in an Israeli army operation in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus. Hundreds more Palestinians were injured, seven of them seriously.
The operation was carried out by the Israeli army and special forces around 10 am on Wednesday (February 22). Then there was a fierce conflict.
According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, the dead are 72-year-old Adnan Sabe Bara, Mohammad Khaled Anbous (25), Tamer Minawi (33), Musab Wais (26), Hossam Islam (24), Mohammad Abdulghani (23), Walid Dakhil ( 23), Abdulhadi Ashkar (61), Jasser Abdelwahab Kaner (23) and Mohammad Farid Shaban (16).
It is known that all entrances to the city were closed at the beginning of the operation. Basically, the situation revolves around the siege of a Palestinian fighter’s house.
The Palestinian armed group Lion’s Den said in a statement that clashes with Israeli forces occurred during the operation.
According to the Israeli army, operations are still being conducted in the city of Nablus. However, they did not give detailed information in this regard.
Since the beginning of 2023, the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in the occupied territories has reached 57, including 12 children.