Israeli raids kill 17 people in West Bank

An Israeli raid at Nur Shams refugee camp near Tulkarm in the occupied West Bank claimed 14 of 17 lives taken in a spate of shootings and militant attacks.

Wafa, the official Palestinian Authority news agency, called the raid on Nur Shams a 48-hour “onslaught” where Israeli forces “carried out extensive demolition and destruction of infrastructure and properties, targeted the camp’s bakery, commercial shops, houses, and walls, and destroyed several vehicles”.

Clashes on Sunday were followed by an attempted attack on an Israeli checkpoint at Beit Einun junction near Hebron, which left two suspected attackers dead.

At the village of Al Sawiya, south of the city of Nablus, a Palestinian ambulance driver was reported to have been killed by Israeli soldiers

The Israeli military claimed 10 members of armed groups had been killed during the raid on Nur Shams.

(Source: The National)