The Israeli military claimed Tuesday that Palestinian terrorists have been using a mosque in Jenin as a base for their operations, fortifying it for battle and installing an underground tunnel and weapons cache at the holy site.
Yesterday, we operated to extract armed gunmen, who were using a Mosque as a cover for terrorist operations.
Today, soldiers completed the mission by confiscating the hundreds of different weapons and ammunition, and eliminating the underground pits and shafts used by the… pic.twitter.com/e4EqylgavF
— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) July 4, 2023
The Times of Israel reported:
The Israel Defense Forces on Tuesday accused Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank city of Jenin of turning a mosque into a “fortified” hideout, complete with an underground tunnel and a cache of weapons.
Israeli forces gained control of the al-Ansari mosque on Monday…