Resistance in Jenin absorbs first shock, operating according to plan
Al Mayadeen source says Israeli occupation forces are facing difficulties advancing through Jenin's entrances as they face fierce Resistance.
Israeli occupation forces storming Jenin are being faced with fierce resistance as Palestinian factions have stationed their most experienced fighters on the camp's entrances to confront any military incursion.
A field source told Al Mayadeen that "the sudden first strike did not lead to the [Resistance] fighters' collapse or confusion, and they are working according to a well-studied plan despite the difference in capabilities."
"Explosive devices constitute the biggest dilemma for the occupation forces, and as the forces advance more [inside the camp], the fiercer and heavier the resistance they will face."
In this context, the director of Al Mayadeen's office in occupied Palestine stated that Resistance fighters downed an Israeli drone over Jenin that was taking part in the military aggression launched on the camp.
In the early hours of Monday, the Israeli occupation army announced the launching of a large-scale military operation targeting the city of Jenin and its refugee camp, north of the occupied West Bank.
Israeli Army Radio said the decision was made in order to "subvert Jenin's armed infrastructure and detain its elements," with Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper citing the same objective.
Israeli media reported that the occupation Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is receiving urgent reports on the "operation" and that the aggression is being led by the commander of the West Bank Brigade in the occupation army, Avi Blut.
The occupation's media further revealed that the aggression was called "Operation Home and Garden" and that it could continue for 72 hours, and will primarily target Jenin.
Also, according to a number of Israeli media outlets, the decision was made to begin the aggression on the city of Jenin and its refugee camp following the Palestinian Resistance's use of explosives during the last IOF aggression on the city, on June 19.
The occupation's Walla! news website noted that in the past months, "the Israeli security and military establishment's focus on Jenin increased," as its presence around it was recently reinforced with additional brigades.
The Palestinian Health Ministry announced that four Palestinian youths were martyred and more than 27 injured, seven critically, due to the series of airstrikes that targeted Resistance posts and civilian homes in Jenin, as well as the escalating use of violence and live fire by Israeli occupation forces.