Two Palestinians, Dr. Khaled Saleh of the A-Najah University in Nablus, his son Mohammed were killed Tuesday early morning hours as Israeli helicopter gunship fired a missile at a four story building in the West Bank city of Nablus.

As well, a resistance operative and an Israeli officer were killed in an exchange of fire between army and a Palestinian resistance group in the same area. 3 soldiers were also wounded, one seriously.

According to Army Radio, troops raided Ein Bet Al-Ma’a refugee camp in Nablus in an attempt to arrest a senior resistance operative.

Soldiers surrounded a four-story building and exchanged fire with a group of armed resistance operatives who sought refuge inside the building.

An officer and a resistance operative were killed and three soldiers were wounded in the exchange of fire.

Three more Palestinians were killed, including Saleh and his son, as army helicopter missiles were fired into the building.

Palestinian sources reported that army detonated the four-story building.