The Palestinian Ministry of Health said three Palestinians were killed in the West Bank village of Biddu, northwest of Jerusalem. Meanwhile, another Palestinian was killed in Burqin, a village near the city of Jenin.
Meanwhile, the Israeli military confirmed that they were carrying out military operations in the West Bank. According to the Israeli military, four of those killed were members of Hamas. Read also: Addressing the UN General Assembly, Abbas Ultimatum Israel
“Three Hamas members were killed in a shootout in the village of Biddu, southeast of Ramallah, in the West Bank. During an attempt to arrest a fugitive suspect in the village of Burqin, a gunfight ensued. Another person was killed,” the Israeli military said.
“Four people were also arrested in the operation,” the Israeli military said in a statement, as reported by Reuters on Sunday (26/9/2021).
Hamas itself confirmed that the four people who died at the hands of the Israeli military were their members. Also read: Survey: Majority of US Academics Agree on Israel Practicing Apartheid
The group then called on Palestinians in the West Bank to step up resistance against the so-called occupiers in all areas after the attack.