Days of Palestine

Friday, January 27

For 2nd day, Israel kidnaps Palestinians, shuts down shops

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Israeli occupation forces have been for the second day kidnapping Palestinians and shutting down lathe shops in occupied West Bank.

Local sources said that the Israeli occupation forces raided the West Bank city of Al-Khalil, kidnapped 11 Palestinians and shut down lathes shops.

The sources said that the Israeli soldiers stormed a Blacksmith shop located in Aqabat Taffuh Neighborhood in Al-Khalil. They searched it thoroughly, ransacked it and stole the lathes in the shop.

According to the sources, one of the Palestinian kidnapped by the Israeli occupation forces was the owner of the blacksmith shop Ra’fat al-Sharbati.

Israeli occupation army claimed that the lathes were used to manufacture weapons to be used against the Israeli “defence” forces.

During the two-day campaign, the Israeli occupation forces stole lathes from 11 Palestinian blacksmith shops and shut them down.

Witnesses confirmed to Days of Palestine what other mass media reported regarding stealing properties, cash money and jewels during the house raids.