Days of Palestine

Sunday, February 5

IOF abducts 8 Palestinians in overnight raids

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The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at daybreak Monday kidnapped 8 Palestinian citizens during home raids in the West Bank.

The IOF claimed that 6 detainees were involved in attacks on Israeli targets.

The IOF re-arrested the Palestinian ex-prisoner Murad Mousa, 40, after raiding his home in Shoufa village, southeast of Tulkarem.

Local sources in Bethlehem reported that the IOF arrested Yazan Ayesh, 16, Feras al-Jueidi, 28, Anan Hmeida, 18, and Ibrahim Balasi, 24, after searching their homes and wreaking havoc on them.

Meanwhile in Qalqilya, the IOF kidnapped Abdul-Qader Diab, 21, from his home, and assaulted his sister during the attack. She was later transferred to hospital for treatment.

Several Palestinian homes were searched by the Israeli police during campaigns in Shu'fat refugee camp in Occupied Jerusalem. Two Palestinian children identified as Malek Houshiyeh and Saleh al-Sharqawi were arrested.