The Israeli military also stated that it launched an air strike on Gaza, which is the fourth air strike since the ceasefire with Hamas was reached in May.
The Palestinian health agency said that the Israeli army shot and killed a Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank. Local media reported that Israeli soldiers and settlers opened fire on a village south of the city of Nablus.
According to the news agency, two other Palestinians were also shot dead while “resisting attacks on the village by Israeli settlers.”
The Palestinian Ministry of Health identified the victim as 20-year-old Mohammad Fareed Hassan.
An Israeli military spokesperson said that soldiers have been trying to disperse the confrontation between Israeli settlers and Palestinians.
The troops then saw a man threw an explosive device at them from the roof and “fired at the suspect to eliminate the danger,” the spokesperson said.
Palestinians hold protests every week Expansion of Israeli settlements In several places on the West Bank.
In April, the UN Human Rights Expert Say In an atmosphere of widespread impunity, Israeli settlers’ violence against Palestinian civilians is on the rise.
Raid in Gaza
At the same time, also on Saturday, the Israeli military Say It launched an air strike on “a weapons manufacturing base and a rocket launcher belonging to Hamas,” an organization that is the Palestinian faction that rules the besieged Gaza Strip.
The military stated that the attack was in response to a burning balloon launched from Gaza.
Local media reported that a Palestinian man was seriously injured in the attack.
Hello there, #?? Tired of being bombed by Israeli warplanes? We are also tired of life. Israel’s bombing targets were southern Gaza and several areas. There are currently no reports of injuries. #GazaUnderAttack
-Omar Ghraieb ?? (@Omar_Gaza) July 3, 2021
This is the fourth explosion since then May ceasefire Ended the 11-day battle between Israel and Hamas.
According to the Gaza authorities, at least 256 Palestinians were killed in Israeli bombings that month, including 66 children.
The Israeli police and army stated that 13 people, including two children, were killed by a rocket fired from Gaza.
Egyptian and international mediators have been working hard to support an informal ceasefire.