Six Palestinians Killed in Israeli Military Raids in the Occupied West Bank

Destruction in the Balata refugee camp following the Israeli military raid. (Photo: via Basil Center TW Page)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Six Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces between Friday night and Saturday morning in military raids across the occupied West Bank.

A missile fired by an Israeli drone on Friday night killed five Palestinians in the Balata refugee camp and injured two others, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

Balata Refugee Camp

WAFA correspondent said that a drone fired a missile at Fatah headquarters in Balata, killing five people and causing heavy damage in the area.

The Palestinian Red Crescent said that two other people were critically injured.

Hours after the drone attack, the Israeli occupation forces returned to the camp with a bulldozer to blow up a house and destroy several roads, according to WAFA.

Eyewitnesses said that the Israeli occupation forces blew up a house in the market area completely destroying it it while causing damage to nearby houses.

The Israeli bulldozer also destroyed roads in the camp and caused heavy damage to infrastructure and property.


On Saturday morning, Israeli occupation forces killed a Palestinian teenager during a military raid in Tubas, in the northern Jordan Valley, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society announced.

According to the Red Crescent, three Palestinian youths were injured by live bullets during confrontations with Israeli invading forces.

One of them, identified as 18-year-old Omar Shahrouri, was pronounced dead soon after he arrived at the hospital.


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