Israel’s army on Wednesday killed three members of a “terrorist cell” in a uncommon drone strike within the West Financial institution, the military mentioned, as violence escalates within the territory.
It was the primary incident of its sort in a number of years.
“Following the identification of the terrorist cell, an IDF UAV fired towards the cell and thwarted them,” a military statement mentioned.
Intelligence led Israel Protection Forces (IDF) personnel to establish the cell “inside a suspicious car, after the cell carried out a capturing adjoining to the city of Jalamah,” the assertion mentioned.
Jalamah, on the northern finish of the Israeli-occupied West Financial institution, is just some kilometers (miles) from Jenin, the place on Monday an Israeli raid killed seven Palestinians.
Seven Israeli safety personnel had been wounded throughout the operation to arrest two suspects.
“The terrorist cell carried out a variety of capturing assaults towards communities” within the West Financial institution, the military assertion mentioned.
Three individuals had been killed within the drone strike, a military spokesman added.
Following ISA intelligence, IDF troopers recognized a terrorist cell inside a suspicious car a short time in the past, after the cell carried out a capturing adjoining to the city of Jalamah. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/oSj9WXbZOS
— Israel Protection Forces (@IDF) June 21, 2023