Seven Palestinians Killed by Israeli Forces in Ongoing Military Raid in Tulkarm

Seven Palestinians were killed by Israeli occupation forces in Tulkarm. (Photo: via WAFA)

Seven young Palestinian men were killed by Israeli army gunfire during the ongoing military raid in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarm.

Israeli forces have killed seven Palestinians on Monday night and Tuesday morning during the ongoing military raid in Tulkarm city and refugee camp, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

On Tuesday morning, the Thabet Thabet Governmental Hospital in Tulkarm reported that Walid Naseem Masei, 26, and Abed M’uarek, 28, were killed by Israeli army gunfire bullets in Tulkarm.

Earlier on Tuesday, the hospital had announced that three youths had been killed after being bombed by a missile fired by the occupation forces from a drone.

The three slain Palestinians were identified as Saeed Suleiman Youssef Abu Tahoun, 24, Jihad Khaled Muqbil Ghanem, 27 and Musab Omar Ahmed Al-Ghoul, 21.

Two Palestinian youths were killed on Monday evening, according to a statement by the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

The Ministry said in a short statement that Mahmoud Ali Hadayda, 25, and Hazem al-Hosary, 28, were killed by Israeli army gunfire during a raid in the city and adjacent refugee camp.

WAFA reported that an Israeli special unit broke into the city on Monday evening, sparking confrontations with with youths.

12 youths were also injured by bullets from Israeli snipers deployed on the roofs of houses and buildings, according to the Ministry of Health. Four of them are reportedly in critical condition.

The occupation forces initially prevented ambulances from entering the Tulkarm refugee camp, and obstructed their work by stopping them and thoroughly inspecting them, before they were able to reach the injured and transfer them to the hospital.

With the killing of the seven youths, the death toll in Tulkarm since the start of the Israeli aggression on the October 7 has risen to 32.


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