JERUSALEM (VINnews) — For the first time since the House and Garden operation in July, IDF soldiers from the Golani Reconnaissance and Duvdivan units are operating Monday morning to arrest wanted terrorists in the Jenin refugee camp.Join our WhatsApp group
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Since the counterterror operation, the IDF has refrained from entering the camp, but in response to recent terror attacks, it was decided to operate in it.
Scenes from the large-scale Israeli military raid into Jenin city and refugee camp this morning. pic.twitter.com/GsfBvddrJ9
— Quds News Network (@QudsNen) September 4, 2023
לוחמי דובדבן וסיירת גולני הפעילו הבוקר במחנה פליטים ג’נין רחפן מתאבד מסוג מעוז על 5 מחבלים חמושים שירו לכיוונם.
התוצאה: החמישה, שעמדו ליד המכונית הזו, נפגעו, אחד מהם באורח קשה. אין נפגעים לכוחות pic.twitter.com/bGrS25OddS
— יואב זיתון (@yoavzitun) September 4, 2023
When the forces entered the camp, a gun battle commenced between the soldiers and terrorists. PA sources report 5 people wounded in the exchanges of fire and 5 others arrested by IDF forces. During the course of the clashes, an IDF Maoz drone attacked terrorists, injuring all of them,including one in serious condition. There were no injuries to IDF soldiers.
I24 news reports that the arrests were “high-caliber, high-level” terrorists from the Al-Ayash group which has attempted to send rockets to surrounding communities in the Samaria region.