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IOF kidnaps several citizens during W. Bank raids

Monday 15-April-2024


The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnaped last night and at dawn Monday a number of Palestinian citizens in the West Bank, amid clashes in some areas.

According to local sources, the IOF kidnaped five citizens during raids on homes in Kafr al-Labad town in eastern Tulkarem and another one from the nearby town of Anabta.

Resistance fighters reportedly clashed with Israeli soldiers in Anabta town and detonated an explosive device at their vehicles, while violent skirmishes broke out between local youths and soldiers in Kafr al-Labad.

The IOF also stormed the towns of Bal’a and Shufa in Tulkarem and kidnaped three young men from their homes.

In Qalqilya, the IOF carried out raids on several homes in the city, as well as in Hableh village in the south and Azzun town in the east.

Israeli forces reportedly kidnaped one young man from his home, damaged two cars, and ransacked a house in Azzun town.

In Nablus, the IOF stormed the villages of Burqa and Duma and raided homes, with no reported arrests.

In Jenin, a young man was taken prisoner during an IOF raid in Ya’bad town, southwest of the province.

In Ramallah, the IOF raided homes in al-Mughayyir town, and kidnaped two young men during raids on homes in Kafr Ni’ma village.

In al-Khalil, Israeli forces stormed different areas and clashed with local youths in Beit Ummar town.

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