Israeli forces arrest Palestinians in West Bank and Jerusalem

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The Israeli occupation forces launched on Sunday night and at dawn Monday a campaign of arrests against several Palestinians in various West Bank areas.

In Nablus, Israeli occupation forces patrols stormed the eastern area of the city and stationed in several points and foot soldiers were deployed in the excavation zone in Balata al-Balad.

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Israeli occupation forces arrested Ezz El-Din Jamal Dweikat after they raided and searched his house in Balata.

In Jenin, Raafat Akl Omar Akl, 18, was wounded by a bullet in the abdomen during the Israeli occupation forces incursion into Khallat Al-Suha neighborhood, and he was taken to the Martyr Khalil Suleiman Governmental Hospital.

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Israeli occupation forces soldiers also raided the Al-Sikka neighborhood in Jenin and arrested Ahmed Khairy Khalaf after they raided his family’s home, searched it and tampered with its contents.

Meanwhile, Israeli occupation forces arrested Ahmed Fayez Salatne and Eid Muhammad Hamamra, after they broke into their homes in Jaba town, south of Jenin.

Eyewitnesses said that clashes broke out between Palestinian youths and Israeli occupation forces, in which Israeli soldiers fired stun grenades and metal bullets towards them without any injuries reported.

In Ramallah, Palestinian young men attacked an Israeli bus with stones near Deir Nizam village, northwest of Ramallah.

The Israeli occupation patrols also stormed Beitunia town amid the deployment of Israeli foot soldiers.

In Bethlehem, Israeli occupation forces stormed Beit Fajar town, south of Bethlehem, and arrested two Palestinians,15 and 24 years of age, after they raided their families’ homes and searched them.

Israeli occupation forces raided Doha town, west of Bethlehem, and fired tear gas and sound bombs at the citizens without any injuries reported.

In Hebron, Israeli occupation forces troops broke into Dura town in a number of military vehicles and Palestinian young men threw a Molotov cocktail at an Israeli military observation checkpoint.

In Occupied Jerusalem, the Israeli police stormed Hizma town, northeast of Occupied Jerusalem, and clashes erupted. A 15-year-old boy was wounded by a rubber-coated metal bullet in the head, near the cemetery of the eastern town and was taken to a medical center for treatment.

The Israeli police arrested Ali Sufyan Obaid near the western entrance to Al-Issawiya village in Jerusalem and arrested two young men from Shu’fat refugee camp.

Hebron, Jerusalem and Bethlehem areas are the most exposed provinces to Israeli violations, with (301, 289, 237) violations respectively.

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