A spokesperson of the Al Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, reported on Friday that a group of fighters survived an assassination attempt carried by under-cover forces of the Israeli army army in Qataia town, south west of Jenin in the northern part of the West Bank. The spokesperson stated that approximately at 3 PM on Friday undercover forces infiltrated into the area and exchanged fire with a group of fighters who managed to escape unharmed.

The Brigades added that this assassination attempt is part of the ongoing Israeli violations and attacks against the fighters.

It called on its fighters to remain alert and to be ready for any further attacks carried by the Israeli army or its under-cover forces.