Jenin Refugee Camp : Israel Launched a Military Operation
Israel launched a military operation in the Jenin Refugee Camp in the occupied West Bank, resembling wide-scale operations carried out during the second Palestinian uprising (2000-2005).
- The operation aimed to destroy and confiscate weapons and targeted specific militant groups.
- It involved around 2,000 soldiers and utilized military drones for strikes.
- The Jenin camp has historically been a stronghold for armed struggle against Israeli occupation and a focal point for violence.
- Jenin Refugee Camp is a Palestinian refugee camp located in the northern West Bank, specifically in the city of Jenin.
- Established in 1953, the camp was created to accommodate Palestinian refugees who were displaced during the 1948 Arab Israeli war, also known as the Nakba .
- The camp has also been a site of frequent clashes between Palestinian militants and Israeli forces over the years.
- It gained particular attention during the second Palestinian uprising, also known as the Al-Aqsa Intifada (2000-2005), when it became a stronghold for armed resistance against Israeli occupation.
- Jenin Refugee Camp remains a symbol of the Palestinian refugee issue and the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.