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Hamas urges West Bank Palestinians to 'engage in intifada'

Hamas is calling on Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, particularly in the city and refugee camp of Jenin, to resist Israeli assaults "that have targeted all aspects of Palestinian life".

In a statement, Haroun Nasser al-Din, a member of the group's political bureau called on Palestinians across the West Bank to “engage in an intifada in response to these ugly crimes, and to confront the occupation forces”.

His comments come amid a large-scale Israeli assault on Jenin city and refugee camp, in which at least seven Palestinians were killed, including a doctor, a teacher and students.