Several Kidnapped Overnight by IOF in West Bank

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West Bank MINA – The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) last night and at dawn Wednesday raided homes, kidnapped several citizens and stole an amount of money during West Bank campaigns.

According to local sources, Israeli soldiers stormed and ransacked the house of Nidhal Hazem in Jenin refugee camp, stole 11,000 shekels belonging to him and rounded him up.

Two young men were also taken prisoners following IOF raids on homes in the camp.

The IOF soldiers also stormed Ya’bad town, south of Jenin, and embarked on photographing several homes, especially in al-Maloul area, with no known reason.

According to eyewitnesses, soldiers erected road barriers inside and at the entrance to Ya’bad town, intercepted passing citizens and interviewed some young men.

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The southern neighborhood of Ya’bad is exposed to repeated IOF raids because of its location near the illegal settlement of Dotan.

In Bethlehem, an Israeli military force entered ad-Deheisheh refugee camp and kidnapped a young man in an attempt to pressure his relatives to turn himself in.

Local sources explained that soldiers raided the house of a young man called Akram al-Attrash, who suffers from a bullet injury, in order to arrest him, but they detained his cousin, Rami, when they did no find him at home.

Meanwhile, violent clashes broke out between the soldiers and local young men from the camp. One young man reportedly suffered a bullet injury in his leg and was rushed to a hospital for medical assistance.


The IOF soldiers also broke into a stationery store in the camp for the third time, reclosed it, without giving a reason for the measure, and threatened to arrest anyone who tries to open it once again.

In Qalqilya, the IOF kidnapped a young man at a military checkpoint near the illegal settlement of Immanuel. He was identified as 28-year-old Shaddad Adwan from Azzun town.

In Nablus, a young man called Ahmed Daraghmeh was kidnapped from his home in al-Fari’ah area.

The IOF also raided homes in Tel town, west of Nablus, and kidnapped a young man identified as Mohamed Raihan.(R/R04/)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)