Violence escalates in the West Bank

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(VOVWORLD) - Three Palestinians were killed on Wednesday in the northern city of Jenin in the West Bank after an Israeli drone hit their vehicle, both Palestinian and Israeli sources said.
Violence escalates in the West Bank - ảnh 1Israeli security forces fire tear gas at Palestinian protesters during clashes in the West Bank city of Ramallah on January 26, 2023. (Photo: AFP/VNA)

The incident took place amid a new escalation of recent attacks in the occupied West Bank.

Since the beginning of this week, at least 13 Palestinians and 4 Israelis had been killed due to the rising violence.

Neighbors and the international community have expressed concern about the violence there.

Egypt and Jordan have called on Israel to stop attacks on Palestinians in the West Bank.

The US State Department expressed deep concern at the increased violence in the West Bank and called on Israeli authorities to stop the violence immediately, protect American and Palestinian civilians, and prosecute those responsible for the violence.

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned all acts of violence against civilians.