Saturday evening, under-cover units of the Israeli army assassinated a member of the Islamic Jihad and injured another fighter in Al Habla neighborhood, in the Old City of Nablus, north of the West Bank.

A local source in Nablus reported that soldiers assassinated Ameed Al Masry, after firing a live round at his head, and seriously injured Hani Oweijan, also in his head.

Meanwhile, tension in Nablus remained high after the residents noticed that the under-cover forces are still present in their city.

An Israeli security source reported that the two targeted fighters are senior leaders of the Al Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad in Nablus.