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Six Palestinians Injured in Clashes with Israeli Security Forces in Jenin

Six Palestinians were wounded in a firefight with Israeli Police in the city of Jenin overnight on Monday, August 2, as Israeli security forces conducted arrest operations.

The arrest operation was carried out by IDF troops from the Menashe Regional Brigade along with Israel Police and its Counterterrorism Unit.

According to Palestinian News Agency WAFA, Israeli forces and undercover units clashed with Palestinian youths after they raided the city’s industrial area. One Palestinian was seriously injured in his stomach after being shot by troops and he was rushed to a hospital in Nablus. The other five were injured after being shot by troops as well.

A statement released by the Border Police said that troops fired towards a number of Palestinians who fired live ammunition, hurled explosives and Molotov cocktails at them.

While there were no injuries to Israeli security forces, an armored vehicle was damaged in the fighting. (JPost/VFI News)

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