WEST BANK, (PIC)
The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Monday kidnaped several Palestinian citizens following raids on homes in different West Bank areas.
Some of the detainees were identified as Sameer Ammar and Abd Biqawi from Qaffin town in northern Tulkarem and Ziyad Abu Salem from Abu Shukheidim in northern Ramallah, according to local sources.
In al-Khalil, another two young citizens were kidnaped from their homes during IOF campaigns in the towns of Dura and Idhna. They were identified as Mahmoud Abu Hashash and Abdul-Fattah Jahisha.
Meanwhile, violent clashes reportedly took place at dawn between Palestinian youths and Israeli soldiers in al-Arroub refugee camp, north of al-Khalil.
The IOF also stormed Beit Ummar town in al-Khalil and ransacked homes, with no reported arrests.
In Nablus city, the IOF stormed Amman street and the area of Joseph’s Tomb and kidnaped a young man called Ameed Hawtari.
In Jenin, the IOF raided the house of prisoner Murad Abu Salah in Arraba town and kidnaped a citizen called Nawras Firas from Mirka village.
The IOF also raided homes in Beit Fajjar town in southern Bethlehem and Shu’afat refugee camp in Jerusalem.
In an earlier incident, overnight clashes broke out between local youths and Israeli police forces in Issawiya district and at-Tur town in Jerusalem.