WEST BANK, (PIC)– The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) launched overnight a large-scale raid and arrest campaign in the West Bank. Two girls and a leader in Hamas Movement were among the detainees.
In Qalqilia, four youths were detained after IOF brutally broke into Azzun town amid heavy fire of tear gas bombs. The leader in Hamas Movement Sheikh Mohamed Shrim, who served sentences in Israeli and PA jails, was among the four detainees.
Similar raids were carried out in Jayous town, near Qalqilia, where two brothers were summoned for investigation.
In Tulkarem, two girls were among four detainees in al- Shweika area.
At least one detainee was taken in a-Khalil while local homes were raided and searched in Beit Ummar town.
Meanwhile, several towns were stormed in Jenin, north of the West Bank, where a young man was arrested.
Local sources told the PIC reporter that Israeli forces deployed in large numbers in Jabloun town and arrested a young man after breaking into his family house.
Several houses were also raided in Kafer al-Dik town near Salfit including the house of the slain Palestinian youth Mohamed Zahran.
The martyr’s family members were interrogated during the raid.
IOF soldiers also carried out raid campaigns in Silwad town in Ramallah, while overnight clashes were reported in occupied Jerusalem.
Two youngsters were arrested during the clashes.
(Source / 30.12.15)