ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 141

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Senior Hamas official nabbed in Jenin raid, says Shin Bet

Illustrative - Israeli soldiers check the documents of Palestinian approaching the entrance of the Jenin camp in the West Bank during a raid on December 13, 2023. (MARCO LONGARI/AFP)
Illustrative - Israeli soldiers check the documents of Palestinian approaching the entrance of the Jenin camp in the West Bank during a raid on December 13, 2023. (MARCO LONGARI/AFP)

A senior Hamas official was arrested during an operation in Jenin, according to a joint statement from the IDF, the Israel Police and the Shin Bet.

According to the statement, IDF reservists, Border Police officers and Shin Bet officers have arrested Omar Fayed, one of the heads of Hamas’s military infrastructure, during a joint operation.

Fayed has been involved in a number of recent shooting attacks on IDF soldiers and planning other attacks, the statement says.

Two members of the Israeli security forces were lightly wounded in the operation, the statement says.

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