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Israeli military and security forces said they raided a hospital in the West Bank city of Jenin early Tuesday morning, killing three Palestinians they said were armed.
In the current situation, The Israeli army said One of the people belonged to Hamas and was planning an imminent attack “inspired by the events of October 7.”
The head of the surgery department at Ibn Sina Hospital, Dr. Tawfiq Al-Shobaki, told NPR that the man is sick, paralyzed, and uses a wheelchair.
The hospital said that surveillance camera footage showed Israeli gunmen dressed as hospital workers and Arab civilians.
Al-Shoubaki said: “They raided one of the hospital floors and assaulted hospital workers.” He added, “They raided one of the patients' rooms and killed him and those who were with him in the room, his brother, and his friend.”
The United Nations reported an increase in Israeli raids in the West Bank since October 7 He expressed his concern about the escalation. The United Nations says more than 360 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces or settlers in the West Bank since October 7, and six Israelis have also been killed.
Al-Shoubaki, Ibn Sina's surgeon. Hospitals need to be a red line, he said.
“There must be some measures to stop the invasion and surrounding hospitals during any Israeli army operation,” he said.
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