Eyewitnesses told AFP that "a large force of the Israeli army stormed the city of Jenin on Saturday evening, accompanied by a military bulldozer, and deployed its snipers on the roofs of buildings and the outskirts of the Jenin camp, and violent armed clashes are taking place."

"There is a heavy army presence around Jenin Governmental Hospital and Ibn Sina Hospital. "The army is surrounding hospitals, searching ambulances and obstructing the work of medical staff."

According to the same sources, drones are flying intensively over Jenin.

The Jenin Brigade, which includes various Palestinian factions, announced that "our fighters are engaged in violent armed clashes with the occupation forces penetrating into the vicinity of the camp."

The Palestinian Health Ministry said two people were killed and seven wounded by Israeli army gunfire, including two critically.

The Ministry of Health also quoted the General Authority for Civil Affairs as saying that a 16-year-old man was killed in the city of Al-Bireh, meaning that his body is still in the custody of the Israeli army.

On Saturday morning, the Ministry of Health announced that a Palestinian doctor was killed by Israeli gunfire in the town of Qabatiya.

The Ministry of Health and the Red Crescent Society announced that "17 Palestinians were injured by Israeli army bullets in various parts of the West Bank," noting that two were seriously injured in Jenin and a third was critically injured in the city of Dura in the southern occupied West Bank.

The West Bank, which has been occupied by Israel since 1967, has been witnessing an escalation in tensions since the outbreak of war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip on October <>.

Since then, more than 230 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli army or settler fire in various areas of the West Bank, and more than 2950,<> have been injured, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.