Palestinians say 11 killed, 102 hurt in Nablus clashes between gunmen, Israeli forces
(Worthy News) – Eleven Palestinians were killed as heavy gun battles broke out between Israeli forces and gunmen Wednesday in Nablus after the military entered the northern West Bank city to arrest a number of terror suspects.
The Palestinian Authority’s health ministry said that in addition to 11 people confirmed dead, 102 Palestinians were hurt in the clashes, seven of them seriously. It did not specify the involvement among those killed and wounded.
The ministry identified them as Adnan Saabe Baara, 72, Anan Shawkat Annab, 66, Abdul Hadi Abdul Aziz Ashqar, 61, Mohammad Farid Shaaban, 16, Tamer Nimr Minawi, 33, Mohammad Khaled Anbousi, 25, Musab Munir Awais, 26, Hussam Bassam Isleem, 24, and Mohammad Abdul Fattah, 23, Walid Riyad Dkhail, 23, and Jaser Jamil Qanier, 23. [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More…) ]
US ‘deeply concerned’ by large number of civilian injuries, deaths in Nablus raid
The Biden administration expressed its “deep concern” Wednesday over the number of Palestinians injured and killed during an Israeli military raid in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, joining the growing number of governments abroad speaking out against what the IDF has characterized as a necessary counter-terrorism operation.
US State Department spokesman Ned Price addressed the raid in the opening of his press briefing, noting that the administration “is extremely concerned by the levels of violence in Israel and the West Bank” and noted that both “militants and civilian bystanders” were among the dead and injured. “We wish a speedy recovery to those injured and our hearts go out to the families of the innocent bystanders who were killed today.” [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More…) ]