Days of Palestine

Thursday, February 9

In night raids: IOF detains 25 Palestinians, including 2 women

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Israeli occupation forces “IOF” kidnapped 25 Palestinian citizens at dawn Tuesday , including 2 women during large-scale raids in different West Bank areas.

The IOF arrested Suheir Barghouthi, the mother of the martyr Saleh, and three imprisoned sons in Israeli prisons: Asem, Asef and Mohammed after raiding her house in the town of Kober, north of Ramallah.

At 2:30 in the morning, 35 Israeli military vehicles, including bulldozers and trucks, stormed the town of Kuber. The IOF broke into the homes of the residents and arrested Mrs. Um Asif and her two brothers Zahi Barghouthi, who was released a few weeks ago, and Saher Barghouthi, local sources reported.

The Source added that the IOF arrested the young Hamza Awwad and raided the houses of the martyr Saleh and his brother Asim, who were earlier given home demolition notices by the occupation.

In the nearby village of Abu Shkheidam, Israeli soldiers arrested Ismail Suhail Abu Shkheidem and Ahmed Abdel Hafiz. They also confiscated three vehicles, one of them belonging to Ziad Shalaldeh, who was arrested last January and subjected to harsh interrogation.

Israeli occupation forces arrested a man with special needs, Ihab Ayman Khuwayra  from Kafr Naama village, west of Ramallah in addition to the two young men Firas Abdel-Jaber Ashtayeh and Youssef Husam Hanini.

In the town of Beit Fajar, south of Bethlehem, the Israeli occupation forces arrested Mohammed Nasser Ibrahim Direya and Ibrahim Khaled Deira, in addition to the two brothers, Mu'taz and Mujahid Abu Jahisha from the town of Idna west of Hebron.

In a related context, the soldiers arrested the young Amin Farraj from the village of Rougeib east of Nablus, and Shabab Mohammed Bassam Ajjawi and Mohammed Jawabra from the town of Yabad in the south of Jenin; while they also detained Ahmad Baajawi and his son Zaid for some time and released them.