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Israel claims it targets refugee camps because they are home to responsible Palestinians. Attacks on Israeli citizens continue in the last few months. Israeli forces announced early Tuesday that they had found and seized weapons and explosives, as well as destroyed tunnels and a command post.
“In recent months, Jenin has become a safe haven for terrorism. “We will end this,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, adding that the operation was intended to “minimize civilian casualties.” “We are doing it,” he added.
Some Palestinians claim the violence is the result of more than 50 years of occupation by Israeli forces. They observed a general strike across the West Bank in protest.
In Tuesday’s attack, attackers rammed pedestrians on Tel Aviv’s Pinchas Rosen Street before coming out and stabbing people with “sharp objects,” police said in the bustling city, calling the “terrorists.” has been neutralized,” he added.
Police said three of the injuries were serious, two moderate and two mild.
Hamas, which praised the attack, has been labeled a terrorist organization by Israel, the United States and others.
The Palestinian leadership in the West Bank condemned the attack and announced late Monday that it would freeze its few remaining ties with Israel and minimize contact with Israel’s main benefactor, the United States.
A State Department spokeswoman said Israel supports the “right to protect its people” from “terrorist groups.” On the other hand, they warned that it was “essential to take all possible precautionary measures to prevent loss of civilian lives” and added that “Israeli and Palestinian security forces are working to improve the security situation in the West Bank.” asked to cooperate.”
International organizations have also expressed concerns.
The United Nations envoy for the Middle East, Thor Wensland, has warned that the escalation in the West Bank is “extremely dangerous”.
Lynn Hastings, UN humanitarian coordinator for the Palestinian Territory, tweeted that she was “alarmed” by the “scale of the Israeli army’s operation” and referred to airstrikes in densely populated refugee camps. She said the United Nations is mobilizing humanitarian aid.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/israel-jenin-raid-west-bank-military-operation-palestinians-rcna92488 Tel Aviv is hit by a car attack.Israeli forces raid Jenin, West Bank