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Israeli forces at entrance to Nablus
Ibrahim al-Nablusi, Nablus clashes on Tuesday

Israel security forces kill terror suspect after siege on Nablus home

After three-hour battle, Ibrahim al-Nablusi killed along with another man in shootout and his Nablus home destroyed by projectile; dozens reported injured in clashes with force; city governor announces strike as local hospital calls on residents to donate blood

Yoav Zitun |
Published: 08.09.22, 08:41
Israeli security forces said they had killed a suspected terrorist in Nablus on Tuesday, after laying siege to his home.
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  • Palestinians say two others were killed and dozens more were wounded in clashes.
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    כניסת כוחות הביטחון לשכם
    Ibrahim al-Nablusi, Nablus clashes on Tuesday
    Ibrahim al-Nablusi was suspected of carrying shooting attacks against Israelis in the West Bank, along with three other men who were killed by troops last February.
    Security forces in Nablus to arrest terror suspect
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    Following intelligence provided by the Shin Bet about his location, al-Nablusi's house was surrounded by troops in the early morning hours, firing missiles at the structure, including one that destroyed it.
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    Nablus home destroyed after IDF siege which killed Ibrahim al-Nablusi on Tuesday
    Nablus home destroyed after IDF siege which killed Ibrahim al-Nablusi on Tuesday
    Nablus home destroyed after IDF siege which killed Ibrahim al-Nablusi on Tuesday
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    The military said al-Nablusi was first to open fire at the force which then strengthened its choke hold.
    In a post on social media, the suspected terrorist said he was surrounded. "I love you and I am going to die as a martyr, friends," al Ibrahim said in the message he recorded during the 3-hour siege. "I love my mother. look after the homeland. Don't put down your guns." He said.
    Nablus Governor Ibrahim Ramadan announced a city wide strike, in response to the Israeli action and the local hospital called on residents to donate blood.
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    Palestinians carry the body of slain Ibrahim al-Nablussi in Nablus on Tuesday
    Palestinians carry the body of slain Ibrahim al-Nablussi in Nablus on Tuesday
    Palestinians carry the body of slain Ibrahim al-Nablussi in Nablus on Tuesday
    (Photo: AFP)
    His body was taken by the crowed and carried through the city street.
    Al-Nablusi, who was not affiliated with any terror organization, escaped during that altercation and security forces have been attempting to locate and apprehend him ever since.
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    Palestinians clash with Israeli troops in Nablus on Tuesday
    Palestinians clash with Israeli troops in Nablus on Tuesday
    Palestinians clash with Israeli troops in Nablus on Tuesday
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    An attempt to arrest him in Nablus last month, included an armed confrontation. At least four Palestinians were killed and others injured in the exchanges of fire with troops.
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    Israeli forces at entrance to Nablus
    Then, troops surrounded three buildings where suspects were barricaded in a three hour siege. In the battle that ensued, the force fired missiles at one of the structures, destroying it.
    Days after the killing of al-Nablusi's cohorts, terrorists opened fire at an IDF position at the entrance to Nablus. Troops returned fire wounding some of the attackers.


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