An Israeli force member killed on Tuesday three civilians in the city of Nablus, northern West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry announced.

The ministry said in a press statement that “the three citizens were martyred as a result of the Israeli occupation’s direct shooting at them in the city of Nablus.”

Eyewitnesses told Anadolu Agency that an Israeli special force member, hidden in a civilian vehicle, stormed the Nablus’ Al-Makhfieh neighborhood, and opened fire at a Palestinian car.

Activists circulated a video showing an Israeli special force running after firing at the car.

In turn, the official Israeli Broadcasting Corporation said a special military force killed three members of a “military cell” in Nablus, and claimed that they recently carried out a series of shooting attacks in the vicinity of the city.

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