A young Palestinian man died today, Sunday, when he was shot by the Israeli army a few days ago, during clashes in the West Bank, according to Palestinian sources.
The sources claimed that a 24-year-old from the Jenin refugee camp died from his critical wounds, shot by Israeli forces last Tuesday.
This morning, a massive march to the dead man’s funeral swept through the streets of Jenin and his encampment, with mourners chanting slogans condemning Israel’s “crimes” and calling for revenge.
This comes as Israeli media reported that the Israeli security services received warnings about the possibility of launching operations in the northern areas of the West Bank in the coming days.
The Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported that Israel is trying to pressure the Palestinian security services to carry out arrest campaigns against Palestinian militants and militants in the West Bank, especially in the Jenin and Nablus areas, claiming to prevent a widespread escalation.
According to the newspaper, Israel went to countries including Egypt and Qatar, as well as the United States, to pressure Palestinian leaders, noting that Israel “is having difficulty finding goodwill gestures or economic measures” that could reduce security. strain.
For its part, the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates warned of the dangers of Israeli escalation and diverting international concerns from the centrality of the Palestinian issue.
In a press release, the ministry accused Israel of “seeking to exploit the arena of conflict and heat it up in order to escape the rights of peace, negotiations and any serious political process to resolve the conflict.”
He pointed to “the field executions and extrajudicial killings that the occupation soldiers and settler militias carry out in a public and open manner against Palestinian citizens, with the cover and facilitation of the political level.”
Palestinian statistics monitor the killing of more than 90 Palestinians in the West Bank since the beginning of this year; At the same time, some 20 Israelis were killed, in an escalation of security tension unprecedented in years.