Israeli Forces Close Off Al-Khalil, Crack Down on Palestinian

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Al-Khalil, MINA – The Israeli occupation forces on Monday evening sealed off the main entrances to the southern West Bank province of al-Khalil with makeshift checkpoints.

Israeli army troops set up checkpoints near the western and northern access roads to al-Khalil, where Palestinian vehicles and civilians have been subjected to intensive inspection.

The Israeli forces also pitched a flying checkpoint near Beit Ummar thoroughfare, north of al-Khalil, and seized several Palestinian cars, PIC reported.

22-year-old Mus’ab Ibrighith had been detained by the occupation soldiers for over two hours.

Palestinian workers have also been made to endure exhaustive searches and harsh crackdowns as they passed through a checkpoint set up near Idna town, west of al-Khalil.(T/R04RS5/)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)