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IOF launches large-scale arrest campaign in the West Bank

Tuesday 19-December-2023


The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) launched a large-scale raid and arrest campaign throughout the West Bank at dawn Tuesday.

In al-Khalil, the IOF arrested eight Palestinians after carrying out violent raids into Surif, Bani Naim, Yatta towns, and Al-Fawwar refugee camp.

Local sources also reported that several homes were raided and a number of vehicles were confiscated during the raids.

In Qalqilya, the IOF detained three Palestinians after breaking into Kafr Qaddum town.

Meanwhile, a massive raid campaign was carried out in Qarawat Bani Hassan town, west of Salfit, where 50 local homes were stormed and dozens of youths were detained.

In Nablus, 14 people were injured as clashes erupted in Aqraba town after being stormed by IOF troops. Two local youths were rounded up during the raid.

Local sources pointed out that the IOF blocked medical crews’ access to the injured.

Since Oct.7, the IOF troops have arrested 4,400 Palestinians across the West Bank.

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