On Saturday night after midnight Israeli soldiers invaded the northern West Bank city of Nablus and assassinated two fighters of the Al Aqsa Brigades, the armed wing of Fateh.The two fighters were identified as Amin Lubbada, 21, and Fadel Nour, 22. They were shot and killed during armed clashes with the invading Israeli forces.
Palestinian sources reported that soldiers surrounded the house of Tha’er Al Zorba, in Kroum Ashour area, and exchanged fire with resistance fighters hiding there.
Soldiers fired several shells at the house, completely burning and destroying it before kidnapping Ashour and taking him to an unknown destination.
Also, Israeli soldiers broke into the houses of Fawzi Younis and Kamal Ashour and searched them; damage was reported.
The bodies of the two fighters were moved to Rafidia Hospital in Nablus, and hundreds of residents took to the streets and chanted slogans against the occupation.
The Al Aqsa Brigades slammed the assassination and vowed retaliation. Mahdi Abu Ghazala, leader of the Al Aqsa brigades in Nablus, said that the brigades will not be committed to any truce since Israel did not cease its attacks and assassinations.