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Is Israel ready to invade Jenin camp?

Residents of the Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank fear yet another invasion by the Israeli army, 20 years after the Battle of Jenin.
Palestinian children burn tyres following an earler an Israeli military raid in Jenin in the occupied West Bank on April 12, 2022.

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The residents of the Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank are anxiously awaiting a possible Israeli invasion at any moment in light of the ongoing Israeli crackdown since one of the camp residents, Raad Hazem, carried out a deadly attack in Tel Aviv on April 7.

The Israeli army has since launched operations in the vicinity of the camp to arrest or kill fighters. On April 10, Israeli special forces failed to assassinate Hazem’s brother after shooting at his vehicle in Jenin, instead killing a young man identified as Mohammed Zakarna who was trapped in the crossfire.

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