Four Palestinians shot dead in Israeli attack in Jerusalem and West Bank
Four Palestinian civilians were shot dead early Sunday morning by Israeli occupation forces during raids and armed clashes in the West Bank and Jerusalem.
Three Palestinians were killed by Israeli occupation forces in an attack on a house in the village of Beit Anan, northwest of occupied Jerusalem, the health ministry has confirmed.
Witnesses told the official WAFA news agency that the Israeli occupation army had sealed off a house in the village and started firing grenades, bombs and gunfire at it and that explosions were heard during the raid.
Israeli forces shot dead four Palestinians in pre-dawn raids
Israeli occupation forces shot dead four Palestinian freedom fighters before dawn Sunday morning during attacks on the occupied West Bank, medical and local sources said.
Sources said three Palestinian freedom fighters were shot dead by Israeli troops in the village of Beit Anan near Ramallah.
The three martyrs were identified as Ahmad Zahran, Mahmoud Hmeidan and Zakaria Bedwan.
The fourth, identified as Osama Soboh, was shot in the head by Israeli forces in the town of Burqin, west of Jenin, in the northern West Bank, after troops invaded the village and sealed off a house, leading to clashes with residents, in which they fired live ammunition and injured at least eight.
Israeli soldiers kill five Palestinians in West Bank
Israeli soldier killed five Palestinians at dawn on Sunday, injured and kidnapped many others during mass invasions of several communities in the occupied West Bank, resulting in gunfights with Palestinian fighters.
Israeli media sources said undercover Israeli soldiers from Duvdevan’s special forces conducted extensive operations to “arrest members of the Hamas movement” across the West Bank, leading to gunfights, resulting in the deaths of at least five Palestinians.
IOF spokesperson: We expect Hamas to retaliate for the murder of 4 Palestinian fighters
Israeli occupation forces spokesman Ran Kochav said the military expects the Hamas movement to retaliate for the killing and arrests of four Palestinian freedom fighters with rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.
“When it comes to Hamas, we always expect rocket fire. I think it’s a possibility this time too, because the gunmen who were killed were Hamas agents.”
Israeli occupation forces shot dead four Palestinian freedom fighters before dawn on Sunday morning during attacks on the occupied West Bank.
Palestinian Islamic Jihad said at least one of the martyrs was a member of the group, while the three others were said to be members of Hamas.
The IOF and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett claimed that a Hamas cell was planning to carry out attacks in the near future.
651 Israeli settlers break into Al-Aqsa and provoke Palestinians
A large number of extremist Israeli settlers broke into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the occupied city of Jerusalem in the early morning hours on Sunday.
Under the protection of occupation forces, more than 651 Israeli settlers broke into the courtyard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque during the morning break-in.
The settlers entered through the Damascus Gate – which Palestinians call Bab al-Amoud Gate – and provoked the Palestinian believers by offering loud Talmudic prayers in the courtyards of the Mosque.
Israel releases Palestinian prisoner Khalida Jarrar, after two years in prison
Israeli occupation authorities released Palestinian political prisoner Khalida Jarrar from his prisons on Sunday after serving two years.
Khalida Jarrar, who is a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), was arrested in March 2021 and sentenced to two years in prison in Israel.
Khalida Jarrar has been imprisoned several times by the Israeli occupation since 2015 and has spent many terms in office in administrative detention.
Jarrar was first arrested in 1989 and held without trial for a month.
Soldiers kidnap two Palestinians in Hebron
Israeli soldiers kidnapped two Palestinians from Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, on Sunday.
Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the city of Doura, south of Hebron, before the soldiers raided and ransacked many homes.
They added that the soldiers kidnapped Amer Tawfiq Abu Hlayyil and Hazem Nader Hlayyil.
Soldiers attack several Palestinians, kidnap one, in Hebron
Israeli soldiers attacked several Palestinians on Saturday night and kidnapped one in the southern part of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron after illegal Israeli settlers threw stones at their homes.
Local sources in Hebron said a group of illegal settlers, from the Havat Gal outpost, threw houses at Palestinian homes in the Jabal Jales area.
They added that Palestinians, from the local Tamimi family, tried to fend off the attack before soldiers invaded the area and attacked an elderly man identified as Rashed Hamed Tamimi, 63, alongside Hamed, Faraj and Shaker Tamimi.
Israeli troops kidnap Palestinian after attacking him and others in Hebron
On Saturday night, Israeli occupation forces kidnapped a Palestinian young man after attacking him and others in the Jabel Jales area of eastern Hebron City.
According to local sources, Israeli occupation forces stormed the Jabel Jales area and severely beat a young man named Faraj al-Tamimi before kidnapping him.
Israeli occupation forces also physically attacked others in the same area as a horde of Jewish settlers threw stones at homes belonging to al-Tamimi’s family.
Three civilians of al-Tamimi’s family, including an elderly man, were bruised in the attack by the Israeli occupation forces.
(Sources: Days of Palestine, Quds News Network, IMEMC)
Henny A.J. Kreeft
Independent Citizen Journalism
© Khamakar News Agency / 26.09.2021