The Israeli army announced that it had shot dead two Palestinian men and seriously wounded a third at Salem Military Checkpoint, north of Jenin, in the West Bank.
The Israeli police explained that the army fired live bullets at 3 Palestinians at Salem military checkpoint, under the pretext of their attempt to break into a military outpost, and firing at the soldiers, which required an immediate response by the army units, according to her saying. Read also In the video, a dialogue between a Palestinian woman and a settler who broke into her house for stealing it in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, and tweeters rise up for her support.Olmert: New factors preparing for a Palestinian uprising After the decision to postpone the elections, Palestinian factions condemn President Abbas’s decision A deadline until next Thursday .. Palestinian families are threatened with eviction from Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood
Thwarted a sabotage operation at Salem Crossing , after three terrorists arrived and opened fire, which required a response from our forces, which resulted in the killing of two of them and the wounding of the third. The Defense Army will not hesitate to respond to any act of sabotage that threatens the security and safety of our soldiers and citizens. pic.twitter.com/orDxkFSWTU
– Avichai Adraee (@AvichayAdraee) May 7, 2021
The occupation army prevented Palestinians and Palestinian medical teams from reaching the site.
Video | The occupation forces prevent the Red Crescent and journalists from reaching the place where they were killed. The two young men and the wounding of the third in front of “Salem” checkpoint, west of # Jenin pic.twitter.com/6asuFPxMJL
– Palestine Today Channel (@Paltodaytv) May 7, 2021
The occupation soldiers also targeted ambulance crews and journalists with sound and gas bombs, and beat a number of journalists near the military checkpoint.
וידאו מזירת הפיגוע. צילום יוסי בר לב. pic.twitter.com/kQvoodyW7m
– Or Heller אורהלר (@OrHeller) May 7, 2021
No information was available from the Palestinian side about the status of the injured or their identities.