The Palestinian Ministry of Health in the central West Bank city of Ramallah reported that the Israeli army attacked and ransacked the Ramallah public hospital on Thursday at dawn and ransacked it.

The sources said that soldiers surrounded the hospital then searched the rooms including the ones that had patients inside greating a state of panic among the staff and patients.

During the search witnesses said that soldiers destroyed equipment and doors.

The Palestinian Minister of Health Fathi Abu Meghali issued a statement on Thursday condemning the Israeli attack, he said that this attack is illegal according all international laws of human rights; he added that this attack is aimed at escalating the situation in the Palestinian areas.