JENIN, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnapped at dawn Monday five Palestinians, including a journalist, in raids in different West Bank areas.
Local sources reported that Israeli troops invaded Yamoun town at three o’clock in the morning, and broke into and ransacked the house of citizen Mahmoud Abul Heija and kidnapped his son Mohamed, 20, and took him in chain to an unknown place.
The sources added that the IOF stormed the towns of Silat Al-Harithiya and Zabuba west of Jenin city and established a checkpoint at the entrance to Zabuba town and embarked on searching vehicles.
The IOF also kidnapped last night a journalist and a citizen in Tel Rumeida neighborhood in Al-Khalil city and took them to an unknown place.
According to “youth against settlement” group, the IOF kidnapped journalist Abdul Aziz Nofal as he was making a report on Israel’s settlement activities in the neighborhood.
The IOF stormed as well Balata refugee camp near Nablus city and kidnapped two young men after a violent raid on their house.
(Source / 25.03.2013)