Palestinian medical sources in the West Bank city of Nablus reported that one fighter of the Al Aqsa Brigades, the armed wing of Fateh movement, was killed and two other fighters were injured after exchanging fire with Israeli soldiers who invaded the Ein Beit Al Ma’ refugee camp in the city. Eight residents were arrested in a separate invasion.
Daoud Al Qatouny, 20, suffered a live round in his head, medical sources added.
The fighters exchanged fire with the invading forces for several hours; troops bared the ambulances and medical teams from reaching the area.
Al Qatouny bled to death before the medical teams managed to enter the area as a result of the military blockade imposed by the soldiers.
In a separate incident, soldiers arrested three residents in Nablus, after attacking a taxi office in the city.
Eyewitnesses reported that under covered units of the Israeli army driving a Palestinian vehicle attacked the office in Rafidia neighborhood and arrested three residents.
One of the arrestees was identified as Raed Sbeita, 24, one of the leaders of the Al Aqsa Brigades, the armed wing of Fateh. The other arrestee is a taxi driver identified as Khaled Al Masry, while the third remained unknown.
On Tuesday at night, troops broke into dozens of houses in Nablus and arrested five residents, including a child from Al Bathan village near the city.
Meanwhile, 12 residents were arrested Wednesday morning, including three Islamic Jihad’s activists arrested in Qabatia town near Jenin, seven others from Fateh in Ramallah and two others in Hebron.
On the other hand, a mob of 30 Jewish settlers attacked a Palestinian car and hurled it with rocks while traveling on a road close to the illegal Jewish settlement " Etzhar" , south Nablus city, resulting in material losses and the driver flee it unscathed, the International Press Center reported.