Friday at dawn, Several Israeli armored vehicles invaded Askar refugee camp north west of the West Bank city of Nablus and surrounded it from all of its sides. One resistance fighter was killed during clashed which erupted after the invasion.
Israeli forces surrounded several homes in Askar refugee camp, near Nablus, and were deployed mainly in the area of the local sports club in the center of the camp.
Local sources in Nablus reported that resistance fighters positioned at the rooftop of a house in the camp exchanged fire with the soldiers.
Fighter Tamer Qandeel, 21, a leader of the Al Aqsa Brigades, the armed wing of Fateh, died after suffering a round of live ammunition and bled to death during the three-hour clashes after the army barred an ambulance crew from reaching him.
Ramadan Al ‘Adasi, a leader of Al Aqsa Martyrs brigade, affirmed that Qandeel sustained several live bullets in different parts of his body during the clashes.
Also, four residents were injured in the clashes including a child who was identified as Ahmad Bilal,16, Khaled Al Teebi, 45, and Ahmad Al Dallo, 21.
Dr. Ghassan Hamdan, head of the Palestinian Medical Relief Society in Nablus, affirmed that the soldiers denied access to the medics who arrived to the camp after being informed of an injury there.
Local eyewitnesses reported that the soldiers fired several shots at Qandeel’s body to make sure that he is killed before handing him over to the Palestinian medics who transferred him to the Rafidia nearby hospital.
In an invasion to the West Bank city of Nablus on Friday morning also, Israeli army arrested Salah Al Saber, 18.
The Israeli army had repeatedly invaded Nablus. In the latest invasions to the city, soldiers backed by several armored vehicles surrounded a cemetery and fired rounds of live ammunition at four resistance fighters who were at the site killing one resident arrested three.