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Support for Lion’s Den grows as Israel maintains siege on Nablus

Israel continues its siege on the city of Nablus in the northern West Bank, leading to economic losses while threatening to launch a military operation there.
Israeli security forces deploy in the Deir Sharaf area.

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Israeli army has imposed a strict siege on the city of Nablus in the northern West Bank since Oct. 11, blocking the city’s entrances with military checkpoints and earth mounds, while Israeli drones constantly hover over the city.

The siege came in the wake of a shooting attack carried out by the Lion’s Den group near Nablus in which an Israeli soldier was killed Oct. 11.

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