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Jenin: Israeli Drone Strike Kills Two Palestinians, Injures 15

22:00 Feb 22 2024 Jenin refugee camp ( مخيّم جنين ) and Za'atara (زعترة)

Jenin: Israeli Drone Strike Kills Two Palestinians, Injures 15 Jenin: Israeli Drone Strike Kills Two Palestinians, Injures 15 Jenin: Israeli Drone Strike Kills Two Palestinians, Injures 15
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by IMEMC News
Feb 23, 2024

Updated: On Thursday night, an Israeli drone fired a missile at a vehicle in the Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, killing two Palestinians, including a child, and injuring fifteen others.

Media sources reported that a young man was killed and fifteen others were injured, including a critical injury, when an armed Israeli drone fired a missile at a vehicle in the Jenin refugee camp.

According to Dr. Wissam Bakr, the director of Jenin Governmental Hospital, the charred body of the former prisoner, Yasser Mustafa Hanoun, 21, arrived at the hospital.

Bakr added that eight other injuries arrived at the hospital, including one who was deemed in critical condition.

Yasser was the leader of the Jenin Brigade of the Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, and was also a former political prisoner.

His brother, Ammar Hannoun, was assassinated by the Israeli army in 2006, and the cousin of two slain Palestinians, We’am Eyad Hannoun, 27, and Wisam Ziad Hannoun, 28.

Later it was announced that the critically injured citizen, identified as the child, Sa’id Raed Jaradat, 17, had succumbed to wounds sustained as a result of the drone strike. Sa’id was from Wadi Burqin area, about two kilometers to the West of Jenin city.
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Israeli Army: Two Islamic Jihad Operatives Killed in Overnight Airstrike in West Bank City of Jenin

According to Palestinian militant group, the two were Said Jaradat and Yasser Hanoun – a 'field commander.' The IDF said Hanoun was on his way to carry out a shooting attack

by Jack Khoury and Yaniv Kubovich for Haaretz
Feb 23, 2024 3:35 pm IST

Two members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad were killed overnight Thursday in an Israeli airstrike in the West Bank city of Jenin, according to a statement released by the militant group.

According to the statement, the two were Said Jaradat and Yasser Hanoun, who was a "field commander." The IDF said Hanoun was on his way to carry out a shooting attack and had been involved in several attacks against Israeli forces, communities and settlements.

During the funeral for the two militants in Jenin, calls to avenge their deaths by committing attack in the Israeli city of Afula.

The IDF also announced that security forces arrested nine Palestinian suspects across the West Bank overnight. Two arrests were made in the village of Za'atara, from which the terrorists who carried out Thursday's shooting attack near the Ma'ale Adumim settlement set out.

According to the IDF, since the beginning of the war, approximately 3,200 Palestinians have been arrested in the West Bank, more than 1,350 of whom are associated with Hamas.


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