The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) attacked a group of “armed terrorists” in the Nur Shams refugee camp, should from a message on the department’s Telegram channel.
Since October 18, Israeli security forces have been conducting counter-terrorism activities in Nur Shams, according to intelligence reports. As a result of the operation, 10 wanted persons were detained and several explosive devices were neutralized. It is clarified that there were also shootouts with militants.
“IDF aircraft struck an armed terrorist squad that was posing a threat to soldiers in the area, resulting in the killing of several terrorists,” the report said.
The Times of Israel citing a statement by the Israeli police writes10 officers were injured when a bomb exploded in the Nur Shams refugee camp, near the West Bank town of Tulkarm.
Al Jazeera leads Palestinian Health Ministry reports that six Palestinians were killed in an Israeli drone attack in the camp. The Tulkarm battalion, the military wing of the Palestinian group Hamas, said that they ambushed the Israelis on foot.
On October 7, the Palestinian group Hamas attacked Israel. In response, the IDF launched Operation Iron Swords. The Israeli government announced that the country had entered a state of war. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has promised that the country’s response to the Hamas attack will change the Middle East. According to the latest data, over 4,500 people have died as a result of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, most of them Palestinians.