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IOF kidnaps several Palestinians in W. Bank raids

Sunday 17-March-2024


The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnaped last night and at dawn Sunday a number of Palestinian citizens during raids in the West Bank.

According to local sources, the IOF stormed Ya’bad town in the southwest of Jenin and kidnaped two young men from their homes.

The IOF also kidnaped a young man from his home in Araqah village in the west of Jenin.

In Qalqilya, the IOF kidnaped a young man at a checkpoint near Nabi Ilyas town and raided homes in Azzun town, with no reported arrests.

Last night, Israeli forces kidnaped a teenager from al-Medawar village in southern Qalqilya.

Four young men were also taken prisoners during IOF raids in Beit Ur al-Tahta in Ramallah and Husan town in Bethlehem.

In al-Khalil, Israeli soldiers four citizens from the same family after assaulting them in the Old City.

The IOF also kidnaped a doctor identified as Mumen Mask from his home in al-Khalil City, and a young man following raids on several homes in Beit Ummar town, north of the city.

Another young man was kidnaped by the IOF from Singer area in Dura City, south of al-Khalil.

Meanwhile, resistance fighters reportedly attacked an IOF watchtower at the main entrance of al-Arroub refugee camp in northern al-Khalil with Molotov cocktails.

In Tulkarem, two young men suffered shrapnel injuries when Israeli soldiers opened fire at local youths during clashes with them in the towns of Anabta and Kafr al-Labad.

Violent clashes also broke out between resistance fighters and Israeli forces in different West Bank areas, especially in the Old City of Nablus.

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