WEST BANK, (PIC) – The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Thursday raided homes and kidnaped several Palestinian citizens during campaigns in different West Bank areas.
According to local sources, the IOF kidnaped four teenagers under age 18 near al-Arroub College in the north of al-Khalil. They were identified as Aram Bassam, Abdullah Hussein, Ayoub Dawoud and Yousef Dawoud.
Meanwhile, the IOF broke into and ransacked a house in al-Khalil city, without making arrests. They also set up a military checkpoint on Halhul Bridge in the north of al-Khalil and embarked on searching cars and checking IDs of passengers.
In Bethlehem, three young men were taken prisoners during an IOF campaign in al-Deheisha refugee camp.
Several citizens from the family of Abu Diya reportedly suffered injuries and received medical assistance at the Beit Jala Hospital after the IOF physically assaulted them during its campaign in al-Deheisha camp.
Another young man identified as Ahmed al-Hureimi was kidnaped by the IOF after ransacking his home in Bethlehem city.
In Ramallah, the IOF kidnaped a university student called Zeid al-Qadumi from his home in the city and another citizen called Amr al-Barghouthi from Kobar town.
The IOF also stormed Beitunia town in the west of Ramallah and clashed with local youths. One young man reportedly suffered a bullet injury in his hand.
In Tulkarem, the IOF raided homes in Anabta town and Nur Shams refugee camp and kidnaped three young men.
Two other West Bankers were kidnaped from their homes in Qalqilya city and Kafr Thulth town.
(Source / 31.12.2020)