Israeli forces launch campaign of arrests in West Bank and Jerusalem

Days of Palestine - Ramallah

The Israeli occupation forces today, Wednesday (9-6), launched a campaign of raids and incursions into separate areas of the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem, during which they arrested a number of citizens, including a Hamas leader and ex-prisoners.

In Tubas, the Israeli occupation forces arrested a Hamas leader, Nader Sawafta (47 years), after brutally storming his house, in addition to the ex-prisoner, Osaid Shafiq Kharaz (33 years).

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Local sources reported that three young men were wounded by live bullets, one of them seriously, during clashes that erupted in the city after the Israeli occupation forces stormed, who fired live bullets and poison gas canisters at the youths.

In Ramallah, the Israeli occupation forces arrested from Umm Safa village, northwest of the governorate four Palestinian including a high school student.

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Israeli occupation also arrested Abd al-Karim Ziada (60 years), after raiding his house and tampering with its contents in the town of Beitunia, west of Ramallah.

In the Ramallah governorate, the Israeli forces arrested Mr. Farid Murra from his home in the Al-Tira neighborhood. They also arrested the ex-prisoner, Islam Nimr, from the Al-Amari camp in the city.

In the same context, the Israeli occupation forces arrested the ex-prisoner, Osaid Shtayyeh, from the village of Salem, east of Nablus, while he was in the city of Ramallah; While the two young men, Thamin Hamdan and Nazem Shtayyeh were arrested after raiding their homes in the village and then released.

In Hebron, the Israeli occupation forces arrested the young Adam Banat and the child Ahmed Abu Sharar (13 years), after raiding their homes in the Al-Aroub refugee camp, north of Hebron.

In Bethlehem, the Israeli occupation forces arrested the young Riad Al-Amour, after raiding and searching his father's house in the town of Taqu`, southeast of Bethlehem.

In occupied Jerusalem, the Israeli occupation forces arrested two young men, Fouad Al-Rajabi and Muhammad Al-Rajabi, from the Batn Al-Hawa neighborhood in the town of Silwan.

Separate areas of the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem witness daily incursions by the Israeli occupation forces, including raids and searches of homes, sabotaging their contents, and terrorizing their residents, especially women and children.


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