Israeli forces storm Palestinian city of Jenin in search for escapees

MENA , Tuesday 7 Sep 2021

Infantry troops have been deployed in the area of Sahl Marg Ibn Amer and started checking IDs of citizens, security sources said

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Israeli security forces check the documents of Palestinian labourers, who work in Israel, before allowing them to cross through a hole in a security fence in the village of Muqeibila near the West Bank town of Jenin on September 6, 2021. AFP

Israeli forces stormed the Palestinian city of Jenin overnight Tuesday in search for six detainees who had escaped from Gilboa prison in the north of Israel.

Infantry troops have been deployed in the area of Sahl Marg Ibn Amer and started checking IDs of citizens, security sources said.

The Israeli forces used vehicles with Palestinian plates during the manhunt operation, the sources added, pointing to an intensified deployment of troops in the northern West Bank city of Jenin. 

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