2 IDF Soldiers Wounded In West Bank Firefight That Killed 4 Palestinian Gunmen

By i24
Posted on 09/26/21 | News Source: i24

Israeli security forces exchange gunfire with Palestinians in separate incidents in West Bank

Israeli security forces exchanged gunfire with Palestinians early Sunday morning in separate incidents in the West Bank during Israel Defense Forces (IDF) arrest operations.

Two IDF soldiers were seriously wounded in an exchange of gunfire with terrorists in the village of Burqin near Jenin, an IDF spokesman confirmed. Please daven for David Banjo  ben Ilana and Yishai Shimon ben Siegel.

The wounded officer and combatant were evacuated to a hospital for medical treatment.

At least four Palestinian gunmen — members of Hamas and Islamic Jihad in the West Bank — were killed during the armed clashes.

The Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed the four deaths during the firefight with the Israeli army.

Three terrorists were killed in Beit 'Anan in north Jerusalem — Ahmad Zahar and two other terrorists whose identities are not yet known.

Another terrorist — Osama Suba — was killed in Burqin in the Jenin district when Palestinians opened fire on IDF soldiers.

Israeli security forces surrounded a house in Burqin during the arrest operations.