Undercover Israeli armed forces infiltrated the village of Alar near the
northern West Bank city of Tulkarem and killed one Palestinian man,
injured one and abducted two others on Tuesday afternoon.

Mohamed Hamad, a leader for the  Al Aqsa brigades, the armed wing of Fatah, was ambushed by undercover Israeli soldiers in Alar village.  Ssoldiers stopped Hamad's car, then showered it with live rounds killing him and injuring Ahmad Ajaj, 19, a bystander, eyewitnesses reported.

A convoy of Israeli army jeeps invaded the village and surrounded the area where the attack took place to secure a safe retreat for the undercover soldiers.  Vehicles and troops left the village shortly after the attack taking with them two prisoners.  No names were released at the time of this report.

This the second assassination by undercover Israeli army agents conducted in the northern West Bank cities.  Earlier, Israeli undercover special agents killed one Palestinian and abducted two others in the Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus.