החמושים שנהרגו הלילה: מוחמד אל-עזיזי, ועבוד סובח
Mohammed al Aziz, Aboud Subah killed early Sunday in battle with IDF troops in Nablus, according to PA
Cars burned during gunfight in Nablus between security forces and Palestinian gunmen early on Sunday

At least 2 Palestinians killed in gun battle with troops in West Bank

Military says forces surrounded a building with barricading terror suspects in Nablus, calling on them to surrender; militants from the area joined gunfight; weapons and explosive devices found in building

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Published: 07.24.22, 08:11
At least two Palestinians were killed and several others injured when a gun battle broke out early Sunday between militants and Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Nablus, the military said.
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  • Security forces entered the city to arrest terror suspects and encountered fire from armed militants when they surrounded a building, calling for suspects to surrender.
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    מכוניות שרופות בשכם
    מכוניות שרופות בשכם
    Cars burned during gunfight in Nablus between security forces and Palestinian gunmen early on Sunday
    Palestinian health officials confirmed at least two militants, Aboud Sobh, 29, and Muhammad Al-Azizi, 22, were killed and nine others were wounded during a three-hour siege on the building.
    The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades militant group claimed the two dead as its members.
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    החמושים שנהרגו הלילה: מוחמד אל-עזיזי, ועבוד סובח
    החמושים שנהרגו הלילה: מוחמד אל-עזיזי, ועבוד סובח
    Mohammed al Aziz, Aboud Subah killed early Sunday in battle with IDF troops in Nablus, according to PA
    Prime Minister Yair Lapid said the suspects had been wanted for a series of shootings. "We won't sit and wait for Israeli citizens to be harmed," he told a meeting of his cabinet. "We will go out and harm the terrorists in their homes."
    According to the security forces, they entered the West Bank city to apprehend suspects involved in terror activity and confiscate weapons.
    Troops surrounded three buildings where suspects were barricaded and in the battle that ensued fired missiles at one of the structures, destroying it.
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    רגע פגיעת הטיל בבית שכותר בשכם
    רגע פגיעת הטיל בבית שכותר בשכם
    Security forces fire missile on building in Nablus during siege to arrest terror suspects in Nablus
    Palestinian militants from the area opened fire at the forces from surrounding rooftops in the old city of Nablus.
    During searches conducted in the building after the battle ended, troops uncovered weapons and explosive devices.
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    בית שכם
    בית שכם
    House destroyed by IDF fire after terror suspects were barricaded inside in Nablus
    There were no injuries reported among the security forces, the military said.
    At the same time, another force conducted a raid on the village of Qabatia near Jenin, where at least two suspected terrorists were arrested.
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    נשקים שנתפסו במהלך הפעילות בשכם
    נשקים שנתפסו במהלך הפעילות בשכם
    Weapons, ammunition and explosive devices found in building in Nablus where terror suspects were barricading
    (Photo: Israel Police spokesperson)
    The raid was part of continued efforts by the IDF to apprehend terror suspects after the wave of attacks last spring that saw the killing of 19 Israelis.
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