Israeli forces raided several Palestinian-owned shops, today, in the village of Bataʻa Ash-Sahrqiya, to the south of Jenin, provoking residents and inciting further violence, according to security sources.During the raid, forces ransacked several shops and seized the contents of a shoe store, according to WAFA Palestinian News and Info Agency.

Following the assault, clashes erupted in which soldiers fired tear gas canisters and stun grenades toward residents.

Several locals suffered from tear gas inhalation, and two Palestinians were abducted by Israeli forces.

The city of Jenin, known in ancient times as ‘Ein-Jenin’, overlooks the Jordan Valley and is part of the internationally recognized Palestinian Territory occupied by Israel since 1967.