Witnessing various areas of West Bankincluding the city of Jerusalem, raid campaigns and incursions into villages and towns by the Israeli occupation army, accompanied by confrontations, arrests, and shooting and gas bombs at Palestinians.
This comes after the martyrdom of 3 Palestinians after carrying out a shooting attack at the military tunnel checkpoint between the two cities Jerusalem AndBethlehemAs a result, 7 Israelis were injured with varying injuries, and Al Jazeera’s correspondent reported that the Israeli occupation forces closed the area of the operation south of Jerusalem in anticipation of the presence of a suspicious object, and the Israeli police reported that they are currently pursuing other people suspected of participating in the operation.
Palestinian media revealed the identity of the three martyrs who fell after carrying out the operation: Abdul Qadir al-Qawasmi, Nasrallah al-Qawasmi, and Hassan Qafisha.
In response to the operation, large forces from the occupation army stormed the homes of the martyrs in the city of Hebron with military vehicles and arrested a number of their relatives, including mothers, siblings, and a 61-year-old woman. The Israeli army also raided the town of Husan near the city of Bethlehem and prevented residents from leaving their homes, and arrested a number. of its residents, and declared it a military zone.
Press coverage: “The effects of the devastation left by the occupation soldiers in the homes of the youth of Hebron, the perpetrators of the tunnel checkpoint operation, this morning.” pic.twitter.com/uJssnQtxIz
– Quds News Network (@qudsn) November 16, 2023
For its part, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club announced that the Israeli occupation authorities arrested at least 85 Palestinians in the West Bank last night from various cities and towns, including Jerusalem, bringing the number of Palestinian detainees in the West Bank to 2,735 since last October 7, including 1,050 activists from Hamas.
Today, Thursday, the Israeli occupation forces stormed the automotive engineering laboratories and workshops at Palestine Technical University (Kadoorie) in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank, and wreaked havoc on its property.
The university administration denounced “the ferocious Israeli attack on higher education institutions, which constitutes a flagrant violation of international laws and norms that criminalize attacks on educational institutions,” and appealed to the international community and all legal and academic institutions to work to stop the ongoing Israeli attacks on Palestinian educational institutions and provide protection for them.
– Shehab News Agency (@ShehabAgency) November 16, 2023
Quds News Agency also reported that a group of settlers – under the protection of the occupation forces – launched an aggressive campaign against the people of the Armenian neighborhood, in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem, during the past hours.
Earlier today, the Israeli army stormed several other towns in the city of Hebron, Bethlehem, Nablus, Jericho, Jenin, Ramallah, and occupied Jerusalem, with the aim of carrying out an arrest campaign.
Tensions escalated in the West Bank, and the number of martyrs there reached about 200 martyrs since the start of the operation Al-Aqsa flood The outbreak of war in Gaza strip Which resulted in the death of 11,500 Palestinians, including 4,710 children and 3,160 women, and the injury of 29,800 others, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.