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Drone footage shows Palestinian gunmen setting off bomb in Jenin to evade capture

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Smoke is seen rising from a home in the Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank, September 28, 2022. (Screenshot: Twitter)
Smoke is seen rising from a home in the Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank, September 28, 2022. (Screenshot: Twitter)

The Israel Defense Forces publishes drone footage of two wanted Palestinian gunmen setting off a large bomb during an attempt to arrest them this morning in Jenin.

According to the IDF, as troops and Border Police officer closed in on the home where Abd al-Rahman Hazem and Muhammed Alownah where hiding, the pair set off several explosive devices causing a large explosion.

No troops were hurt in the incident, and the pair were killed in an ensuing clash.

Another two Palestinians were also killed in the Israeli raid in Jenin. One of them, a member of the Palestinian Authority security forces, was seen shooting at troops.

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