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Israeli particular forces, dressed as civilians and medical workers, infiltrated the Ibn Sina hospital within the occupied West Financial institution metropolis of Jenin on Tuesday and killed three Palestinian males, in keeping with Israeli and Palestinian officers.

CCTV footage shared on social media appeared to indicate round a dozen commandos disguised as nurses, ladies in hijabs, and others, with one pushing a wheelchair and one other carrying a child automobile seat, as they stormed a hospital hall carrying assault weapons.

Hamas stated the lads have been Jenin Brigades fighters, an umbrella group of armed Palestinian factions within the West Financial institution metropolis. The Israel Protection Forces (IDF) stated they have been terrorists linked to Hamas and Islamic Jihad, and an Israeli authorities minister praised the operation.

The disguised particular forces “infiltrated the hospital individually, headed to the third flooring, and assassinated the younger males,” Palestinian state information company WAFA reported, citing sources from contained in the hospital.

The IDF stated it focused Hamas fighter Mohammed Jalamneh who “had just lately been concerned in selling vital terrorist exercise and was hiding within the Ibn Sina Hospital in Jenin.”

Two brothers have been additionally killed within the raid, the IDF stated: “Mohammed Al-Ghazawi from the Jenin Camp, a terrorist operative of the Jenin Battalions who was concerned in quite a few assaults together with firing at IDF troopers within the space, and Basel Al-Ghazawi from the Jenin Camp, Mohammed’s brother, an Islamic Jihad terrorist group operative concerned in terror actions within the space.”

Mourners grieve subsequent to the physique of a Palestinian man killed within the raid. – Raneen Sawafta/Reuters

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Israel’s far-right Nationwide Safety Minister Itamar Ben Gvir shared the CCTV footage on social media and praised the raid.

“I congratulate and strengthen the naval commando forces of the Israeli police on their spectacular operation final night time in cooperation with the IDF and the Shin Wager within the Jenin refugee camp, which led to the elimination of three terrorists,” Ben Gvir stated alongside the video on X.

Hamas’s army wing, the Al Qassam Brigades, claimed Jalamneh as a member and launched a photograph of him. It stated he had been “martyred by the bullets of a particular drive from the occupation military that infiltrated Ibn Sina Hospital in Jenin together with his comrades Mohammed and Basil Ayman Al-Ghazawi,” calling them “preventing martyrs.”

The Ibn Sina hospital stated Basil Al-Ghazawi had been receiving remedy for accidents sustained in a rocket explosion contained in the cemetery of Jenin in October, when he was killed by the particular forces Tuesday morning. The hospital stated the three males have been sleeping on the time of the assault.

There have been no stories of different casualties within the raid.

The Palestinian Ministry of Well being condemned the assault and the concentrating on of a well being middle and known as on the UN Basic Meeting and NGOs to supply the required safety for medical remedy facilities and emergency crews.

“This crime comes after dozens of crimes dedicated by the occupation forces in opposition to remedy facilities and crews. Worldwide regulation gives normal and particular safety for civilian websites, together with hospitals,” the ministry stated in an announcement on Tuesday.

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