Two young Palestinian men were killed on Monday by Israeli gunfire during a military raid into the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, the official news agency WAFA reported citing the Ministry of Health.
Ahmad Jibril, head of the Palestinian Red Crescent Emergency and Ambulance Department in Nablus, said that two Palestinians – identified as Mohammad Abu Bakr and Mohammad al-Hallaq – were seriously injured and moved to Rafidia hospital, where they were pronounced dead .
Jibril added that the Israeli soldiers attacked Nablus with toxic gas bombs.
According to Jibril, because of the Israeli attack on the city, 55 Palestinians were killed due to the inhalation of tear gas bombs, and a man was injured in the leg after being attacked by an Israeli police dog.
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A Red Crescent ambulance was directly attacked by a gas grenade from Israeli soldiers.
Israeli forces detained two Palestinians and raided several areas in the city.
With the killing of the two Palestinians, the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces has increased to 94, including 17 children.