Jenin: An Eighth Palestinian Killed, 21 Others Injured, Woman Abducted

18:00 May 21 2024 Jenin (جنين) and Jenin refugee camp ( مخيّم جنين )

Jenin: An Eighth Palestinian Killed, 21 Others Injured, Woman Abducted Jenin: An Eighth Palestinian Killed, 21 Others Injured, Woman Abducted
Scene. Damage done by heavy machinery. Published by IMEMC News

Photos of 7 of the 8 Palestinians killed. Published by IMEMC News

by IMEMC New
May 22, 2024

Since the beginning of the Israeli military incursion on Tuesday morning, the number of Palestinians killed in the northern West Bank city of Jenin and its refugee camp has risen to eight, while the total number of injuries rose to twenty-one, including some seriously.

Update: The slain Palestinians have been identified as:

Allam Ziyad Jaradat, 48.
Dr. Osaid Kamal Jabarin, 51.
Mahmoud Amjad Hamadna, 15.
Osama Mohammad Hojeir, 16.
Amir Essam Abu Amira, 22.
Moammar Mohammad Abu Amira, 50.
Bassem Mahmoud Turkman, 53.
Jihad Mohammad Taleb, 38.

At midnight Tuesday/Wednesday, the PRCS confirmed that an eighth Palestinian was found dead in the Al-Hadaf neighborhood, as a result of the Israeli army’s attack on the city and its camp.

The slain Palestinian was later identified as Jihad Mohammad Taleb, 38, from the Al-Hadaf neighborhood, in Jenin.

According to the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), occupation forces detained an ambulance while it was transporting the unidentified Palestinian to hospital, before seizing the ambulance.

The PRCS added that soldiers opened fire with live rounds at one its ambulances in the Al-Hadaf neighborhood, causing damage but no injuries.

On Tuesday evening, Israeli forces shot and injured at least six additional Palestinians, including a child who was seriously wounded, and abducted a Palestinian woman.

Media sources said that occupation forces injured more Palestinian citizens in the northern West Bank city of Jenin and its refugee camp, including a child who was seriously wounded.

According to medical sources at the Ibn Sina and Al-Razi hospitals, four Palestinian young men came into the hospitals after sustaining live bullet wounds in the abdomen, thigh, and shoulder.

Meanwhile, an Israeli sharpshooter shot a young man from Nablus with live rounds, while he was in the vicinity of the Jenin Hospital.

It was added that a volunteer paramedic was injured by live bullet fragments in the Jenin camp, and a 17-year-old was seriously injured; they were transported to hospital.

According to the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, their ambulance crews transported two young men who sustained gunshot wounds, one who was shot in the chest, and another in the hand.

It was added that occupation forces ran over a young man with their military vehicle in the camp, causing various bruises and wounds.

In the Al-Marah neighborhood in the city, soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of Wafa Nayef Jarrar, 50, and assaulted her family members, before abducting her.

At 2:30 AM, occupation forces sent in military reinforcements into the city and its camp.

During the massive military assault, the army caused severe destruction of infrastructure and damage to privately-owned property, including vehicles.

Military bulldozers destroyed at least two roundabouts in the city, dedicated to slain Palestinians, and soldiers occupied several homes, using them as military posts for sharpshooters.

Palestinian resistance fighters continued to confront the attacking army, while the sound of explosions could be heard in the city and its camp.

Israeli forces have now killed 515 Palestinian civilians, including 127 children, while 20 Palestinians have been killed by illegal paramilitary Israeli colonizers, in various regions of the occupied West Bank, since October 7, 2023.

Jihad Mohammad Taleb, 38, added to number of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces, bringing total to 8 killed, 21 injured, 5/21/2024.
Wafa Nayef Jarrar, 50, detained 5/21/2024
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