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Places of worship damaged in Israeli raid 

Both a Latin church and a mosque have suffered damage following Israel’s large-scale raid of Jenin. 

The  Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem issued a statement confirming that the church was targeted in the offensive. 

Photos shared online showed the church’s windows smashed, and the exterior showing evidence of damage. 

"Jenin city is facing an unprecedented Israeli aggression that targets people and land," Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa said in a statement.

“The Latin Parish in the city has suffered damage from this aggression,” he added.

The Al-Ansar mosque was also targeted by Israeli forces on Monday, targeting Palestinians who stayed in the mosque overnight. 

The mosque, which is located in the Al-Damaj neighbourhood, was being used by people seeking safety amidst the bombardment. 

Eyewitnesses said that live fire and tear gas were being used in the mosque premises, and that bulldozers excavating around the mosque had also contributed to the damage.