Members of the Palestinian Security Forces arrested on Monday at dawn [August 1 2103] several residents in the Al-Farâa Refugee camp, following clashes that took place between gunmen and the security forces as security officers tried to enter the camp to arrest some âwantedâ residents.Security sources said that at least five person have been taken prisoner in the camp, while two persons have been injured when the gunmen hurled grenades and explosives at the security forces.
The two wounded Palestinians, identified as Ibrahim Abu Qamar and Mohammad Soboh, have been moved to the Rafidia Hospital, in Nablus, suffering mild-to-moderate injuries.
Gunmen Open Fire At P.A. Security Officers Near Jenin
Mon, 02 Sep 2013 09:32:18
Palestinian security sources have reported that a number of unknown gunmen opened fire, on Monday at dawn, at Palestinian security officers near the Al-Farâa refugee camp, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin.
The sources said dozens of security officers were trying to enter the camp in an attempt to arrest resident, but came under fire by a number of gunmen, and fired back at the source of fire.
The gunmen also threw a number of grenades at the officers causing property damage but no injuries.
The clashes came only two days after Palestinian security officers arrested Hasan At-Tayeh, believed to head an offshoot branch of the Fateh movement of President Mahmoud Abbas.
Security officers said that are trying to arrest another member of the Abu Tayeh family.