Israeli undercover commandos kill three Palestinians in West Bank hospital
The Israeli government has revealed that secret special forces killed three Palestinian militants on Tuesday during an operation at a hospital in the occupied West Bank. The hospital incursion could potentially escalate tensions in this area.
Hospital surveillance footage shows a group of soldiers disguised as Palestinian medical personnel and three in women's clothing. Men walk down hospital corridors with weapons.
Hamas announced that among those who died at Ibn Sina Hospital in Jenin was a member of their militant Islamist organization. Islamic Jihad, an allied group, stated that the other two deceased were brothers and belonged to their faction. Ibn Sina Hospital reported that one of the brothers had been under treatment for a leg paralysis injury.The Israeli military reported that one of the individuals who was killed had been armed with a handgun.
According to Isarel authorities, one of those killed was Mohammed Jalamneh, 27, from Jenin, who was said to be in contact with Hamas headquarters abroad and was planning an attack inspired by the Hamas in Israel on Oct. 7.
Israeli army officials explain that the action was intended to show that Hamas is using civilian objects as human shields. And "destroy the Hamas terrorist cell"
The Palestinian Foreign Ministry issued a statement condemning the attack on the hospital and said the killings were "heinous" and "is a crime against humanity."