Palestinian resistance fighters detonated on Saturday morning an
explosive charge near a section of the Annexation Wall, close to
Qaffeen Village, in Tulkarem area, in the northern part of the West
Bank. One resident was injured by Israeli military fire in the area.
The Ramattan News Agency reported that fighters of the Al Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
Meanwhile, the Israeli army claimed that soldiers shot and injured one man after he placed the explosive charge near the Wall section. The man was transferred to a hospital in Tulkarem.
The Ramattan News Agency received an anonymous call from someone who identified himself as a member of the Al Quds Brigades, and claimed responsibility for the attack.
Israeli military sources said that soldiers opened fire at a group of Palestinians, and hit one man who was trying to place an explosive charge adjacent to the Wall.
The sources claimed that soldiers identified four Palestinians attempting to place explosive charges in the area, and that soldiers combed the area, found a 25 kg explosive and detonated it in a controlled explosion.
In Nablus, also in the northern part of the West Bank, Israeli soldiers invaded the Balata refugee camp and exchanged fire with resistance fighters. The fighters hurled an explosive charge at the invading forces, no injuries were reported.
In a separate incident, fighters fired rounds of live ammunition at troops operating in Askar refugee camp, also in Nablus, no injuries were reported.