Three Palestinians killed in IDF Jenin raid, 15 arrested

No injuries were reported among Israeli forces, who were accompanied by officers from Border Police's undercover unit. 

 IDF troops operate in the West Bank as part of Operation Break the Wave, September 25, 2022 (photo credit: IDF SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)
IDF troops operate in the West Bank as part of Operation Break the Wave, September 25, 2022
(photo credit: IDF SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)

IDF soldiers operating throughout the West Bank on Thursday morning arrested 15 wanted Palestinians in the Jenin area, and killed three others during a firefight.

The soldiers were reportedly involved in heavy clashes with Palestinian gunmen as simultaneous operations were being carried out in Jenin and the nearby refugee camp.

Gunmen fired and threw explosives at, the Israeli forces who opened fire during the operation and killed three armed Palestinians. Five more Palestinians were injured. The IDF confirmed that “injuries were detected.”

Tariq Aldamj, Siddiqui Zakarneh and Atta Shilbi were the three Palestinians killed in the Jenin clashes, according to local reports. Photos of the three quickly surfaced on social media and were later shared by Israel’s Army Radio.

 IDF raid on Jenin, October 14, 2022 (credit: IDF SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT) IDF raid on Jenin, October 14, 2022 (credit: IDF SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)

A Palestinian ambulance was reportedly caught in the heavy crossfire, with a video shared by Palestinian media showing a shattered windshield.

No injuries were reported among Israeli forces, who were accompanied by officers from the Border Police undercover unit.

Arrests were also made throughout the region, several of which were people of interest. Numerous weapons were confiscated, too.

The arrested suspects were transferred to the security forces for investigation. There are no casualties to Israeli forces.