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Saturday: 4 Palestinians Assassinated in Tulkarim

Four Palestinians Assassinated in Tulkarim, Two Critically Wounded in Khan Yunis

TULKARIM, Four Palestinian civilians were assassinated and four houses were destroyed Thursday when Israeli occupation forces (IOF) incurred into Aateel town, a northern outskirt of Tilkarim.

Israeli under cover unit attacked the said town, exploded a cottage, killing four civilians and critically wounding a fifth, local Palestinian sources said.

Israeli soldiers did not only kill the said civilians, but also deformed the four dead bodies, Tulkarim governor, Ez Al Din Al Shareef, was reported by Palestine TV as saying.

Palestinian hospital officials said four dead bodies reached the hospital after being completely deformed, the dead people were identified as Aadel Hadaida, Hani Shalaby, Bassel Abu Shhab, and Khaled Khariush.

Meanwhile, four Palestinian houses were destroyed by Israeli shells during the incursion into the Ateel town, local sources said.

In a separate incident, Israeli occupation soldiers arrested Friday dawn four Palestinian civilians in Deir Al-Ghsoon town in Tulkrim and led them to an unknown destination, WAFA reported.

Palestinian sources said, Israeli occupation forces stormed the said town, imposed a tight curfew, stormed a number of Palestinian houses and arrested four persons identified as:

Shady Ghanim, 19, Jasser Al Qwb, 18, Mohammed Rabaia’a, 21, and Essal Badran, 20.

In Nablus, two Palestinian civilians were wounded Friday, one in a critical condition as Israeli occupation forces opened fire at Palestinian civilians in Beit Foreek town of Nablus.

Beit Foreek mayor said that violent confrontations took place when Israeli occupation soldiers sprayed local worshippers with heavy bullets.

Palestinian medical sources affirmed, Samer Abdl Kareem, 24, was shot with a live bullet in the head due to which his skull was smashed.

Not only did they shot him but also they ran him over by a military vehicle, due to which he stayed in the Intensive Care Unit at a local hospital.

Another Palestinian was shot in his leg, medical sources added.

Earlier, late Thursday, Israeli occupation forces broke into Taloza village, east north of Nablus under intensive shooting, eyewitnesses told IPC correspondent.

Meanwhile, a strict curfew was imposed on a number of villages, as Israeli tanks and armored personnel carriers were deployed in the streets, local inhabitants said.

In Jerusalem, Israeli occupation soldiers, stationed at military checkpoints, conducted Friday a search campaign with Palestinian civilian vehicles, besieging hundreds of which.

Eyewitnesses said, the so-called Israeli Border Guard soldiers placed mobile military blockades, led the Palestinian vehicles to the Qalndia refugee camp, forcing the drivers to go back after confiscating their cars.

In Khan Yunis, two Palestinian civilians were critically wounded late Thursday by Israeli occupation forces.

Palestinian sources affirmed, Israeli occupation forces opened its ammunition at Palestinian houses, located to the west of the said city.

Palestinian medical sources said, Ameen Kulaab 26, was shot with a live bullet in the neck and Majed Al Buja, 22, was shot with a live bullet in the chest, the two cases were described as critical.

In Rafah city , southern Gaza Strip, four Palestinian houses were demolished early Friday. according to Palestinian sources Israeli occupation forces backed by two military bulldozers, three military vehicles incurred into Block “O” area, amid intensive shooting and destroyed four houses owned for the families of Ridwan, Abu Taha and Abu Labda.

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