2 Palestinians killed by Israeli soldiers in West Bank

Ramallah: Two Palestinians, including a woman from the West Bank, were killed on Thursday by Israeli soldiers in two separate conflicts, Palestinian sources said.

Alaa Zayoud, 22, was killed by Israeli soldiers during clashes in the village of Burqin near the city of Jenin in northern West Bank, according to Palestinian medics and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), Xinhua news agency reported.

Clashes broke out in the village between Palestinian young men and Israeli soldiers after an Israeli army force stormed into the village on Thursday morning to arrest two Palestinians for carrying out attacks against Israel.

MS Education Academy

The raid was part of Israel’s plans to dismantle a military network that belongs to the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas).

Palestinian medical sources also said a 30-year-old Palestinian woman from Qabatya village west of Jenin was killed by Israeli soldiers in the old city in East Jerusalem.

In a press statement, the Israeli police said that the woman was shot dead when she tried to stab an Israeli police officers in the old city.

Tension in the West Bank has been mounting after five Palestinian militants were killed last week in crossfires with Israeli soldiers.

Subscribe us on The Siasat Daily - Google News

Indo-Asian News Service

Indo-Asian News Service or IANS is a private Indian news agency. It was founded in 1986 by Indian American publisher Gopal Raju as the "India Abroad News Service" and later renamed. The service reports news, views and analysis from the subcontinent about the country, across a wide range of subjects.
Back to top button