Days of Palestine

Tuesday, June 6

Israeli Occupation Kidnaps 13 Palestinian Citizens across Occupied Territories

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Israeli occupation forces kidnapped at least 13 Palestinian citizens across the occupied territories.

Israeli forces rounded up two Palestinians after breaking into and ransacking the houses of their families in al-Bireh city neighborhood of Um al-Sharayet.

The soldiers violently dispersed local young men protesting the raid using live ammunition and tear gas canisters, injuring one with a live round in the abdomen, who was taken to hospital for treatment.

A driver of an ambulance was detained from Silwad town, east of Ramallah.

In the northern West Bank, soldiers barged into Askar refugee camp, east of Nablus, and arrested two former prisoners before ultimately releasing one of them.

They also showed up at a house in Beita town, conducted a thorough search and ultimately detained another.

Elsewhere in the northern West Bank, the soldiers forcibly entered two houses in Qabatiya town, south of Jenin, woke up all the residents, ransacked the houses and arrested two former prisoners.

In the southern West Bank, they raided in al-Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, leading to the detention of two others.

The soldiers conducted a similar raid in the Hebron city neighborhood of Jabal Abu Rumman, resulting in the detention of a minor.

In Bethlehem district, the military vehicles stormed Ubeidiya town, east of Bethlehem city, where the soldiers rounded up a father of a family as a means to coerce his son, a former prisoner, into turning himself to the army.

Two others were detained from Fasayil village, northwest of Jericho.