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IOF kidnaps several Palestinians during W. Bank raids

Thursday 20-June-2024

WEST BANK, (PIC)

The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnaped a number of Palestinian citizens during overnight and morning raids in the West Bank, amid clashes with local youths in some areas.

According to local sources, the IOF kidnaped four citizens from Jenin City on Thursday morning.

In al-Khalil, the IOF kidnaped Aziz Duwaik, speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council, from his home in the city a few days after his release from an Israeli jail.

The IOF also stormed different areas of Beit Ummar town in northern al-Khalil and kidnaped a young man from the Zaaqiq after assaulting his brother and other citizens.

Israeli forces reportedly raided other homes and confiscated dozens of cars before withdrawing from Beit Ummar town.

Another young man was also kidnaped from his home during an IOF raid in Dura town, southwest of al-Khalil.

In Ramallah, Israeli forces kidnaped seven citizens after ransacking their homes in Sira town.

In Tubas, the IOF stormed Fari’ah refugee camp and embarked on bulldozing roads and blocking its entrances.

Violent clashes reportedly broke out between resistance fighters and Israeli soldiers during IOF raids on homes in Fari’ah camp.

Al-Aqsa Brigades said that a group of its fighters damaged an IOF bulldozer with an explosive device and injured some soldiers during confrontations with them in the refugee camp.

Earlier at dawn, a number of resistance fighters survived a drone attack on their car near Nur Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarem, according to eyewitnesses.

The IOF also carried out raids in different towns of Nablus and Bethlehem, raided homes and kidnaped a number of citizens, amid violent clashes with local youths in Beita town.

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