One Palestinian resident and one journalist were injured in Araba town, south of the West Bank city of Jenin during clashes which erupted after the under-cover units of the Israeli army assassinated leader of the Islamic Jihad in the town.
The Palestinian Maan News Agency reported that one Palestinian resident and a journalist were injured in Arraba, south of the West Bank city of Jenin during clashes which erupted after undercover units of the Israeli army assassinated a leader of the Islamic Jihad in the town.
The resident, Ali Ahmad Jardan, 22, was shot in the hand by a rubber bullet fired by the army. Mohammad Turkman, a cameraman working with Reuters was moderately injured; both were transferred to the Jenin governmental hospital.
The agency added that dozens of armed fighters, members of several Palestinian factions, marched through the town, chanting slogans against the occupation and the assassination carried out there by the Israeli army on Tuesday.
The fighters vowed to retaliate against the assassination of 28 year old Nidal Abu Sada ,leader of the Al Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, and his assistant Ahmad Toubasi.
Both were from the Jenin refugee camp. After the killing of Abu Sada, soldiers broke into a home in the town and arrested four residents.The four were identified as Azzam and Mohammad Hussam Al Shebani, ages 18 and 14, Mohammad and Wael Hosney Al Sheebani, 30 and 28.