Two Palestinians were killed at dawn on Thursday by Israeli army gunfire in the cities of Hebron and Bethlehem in the south of the occupied West Bank, bringing the number of martyrs there since October 7 to 165.
The Palestinian Authority, Ministry of Health said in a statement that, “Two martyrs were shot by the Israeli occupation, in the town of Beit Fajjar, south of Bethlehem, and in the town of Dura, south of Hebron”.
It reported that the two Palestinians are Muhammad Farid Hamdan Thawabta (51) from Beit Fajjar, and Anas Nasser Muhammad Abu Atwan (30) from Dura”.
According to data from the Palestinian Ministry of Health, this brings the number of martyrs in the West Bank since October 7 to 165.
On Thursday morning, the Israeli army carried out a series of raids in the West Bank, raiding homes and arresting dozens of citizens, according to witnesses.
Witnesses explained that confrontations broke out between dozens of Palestinians and the Israeli army, which used live and metal bullets.
On Thursday morning, the Israeli army carried out raids into the Jenin camps, north of West bank, al Amari camps near Ramallah, and Tubas.
Witnesses indicated that armed clashes took place between the forces and Palestinian resistance fighters.
In Jenin camp, the Israeli army bulldozed roads and destroyed shops in a military operation that lasted about 3 hours.
Since October 7, the Israeli army has carried out daily raids and incursions into villages and towns in the West Bank and Jerusalem, accompanied by confrontations, arrests, and the firing of bullets and gas bombs, during which about 2,280 Palestinians were arrested, according to institutions specialized in prisoner affairs.