In Jenin, the IDF's activity continues since Monday night, and the Palestinians complain that the loudspeakers of the mosques have started playing Hanukkah songs. Indeed, in the documentation from the city, the song "We came to drive out darkness", which takes on a new meaning these days, is heard.
The IDF spokesperson said that in an activity that lasted more than 30 hours, IDF soldiers in reserve, Border Police from the Judea and Samaria region and the Border Police, engineering forces under the direction of the Shin Bet and the Intelligence Division operated to counter terrorism under the command of the Menashe Division in the Jenin refugee camp.
So far during the operation the forces searched hundreds of buildings and detained hundreds of suspects for questioning. About 30 weapons, a lot of ammunition, military equipment and many weapon parts were confiscated. In addition, six explosives manufacturing laboratories, a number of underground shafts located in the camp area, four observation posts and many explosives found during searches were destroyed.
The Palestinians report six deaths during the arrests and activity in the city. The forces continue to operate even at this time.