Israeli undercover agents, posing as medical personnel, carried out a raid on a hospital in the West Bank city of Jenin on Tuesday and killed three men who were identified by the army as Palestinians.
Palestinian and Israeli officials report that there was planning for a terror attack. The recent raid in Jenin was the first of its kind in eight years and has been strongly criticized by the Palestinian Authority, which governs the Israeli-controlled West Bank.
The Al-Qassam Brigades, the military division of Hamas, released a statement expressing grief for the three individuals who were identified as members of the organization. They also promised to retaliate against Israel for their actions.
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Palestinian shepherds in the West Bank are being targeted by radical Israeli settlers.
According to the health ministry in Ramallah, the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, which was sparked by a terror attack on Oct. 7, has resulted in over 370 deaths at the hands of Israeli troops and armed settlers in the West Bank. Civilians in the Palestinian enclave have been particularly affected.
In November, CBS News was informed.
The settlers who were feeling more confident had forcibly taken over the homes and land of the native people as the attacks continued to escalate.