ARRESTS REPORTED AS IOF RAIDS WEST BANK, O. J’LEM
The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested at dawn Wednesday a number of Palestinians including a mother after breaking into different areas throughout West Bank and occupied Jerusalem.
IOF claimed in a statement issued Wednesday morning that 12 “wanted Palestinians” were detained during pre-dawn raids.
Meanwhile, local sources affirmed two ex-prisoners were detained from their houses in Dura town in al-Khalil after Israeli forces stormed a number of local houses including that of the MP Naif Rajoub.
A car belonging to MP Rajoub was also confiscated during the raid while his office and his brother’s house were violently stormed and searched.
Two other cars belonging to relatives of the MP were also confiscated, the sources added.
Along the same line, Israeli forces arrested five Palestinians, including a woman, after storming in large numbers Beita town, south of Nablus.
Several local houses were violently stormed and searched during the raid.
Four youths and the mother of the slain Palestinian Juda Abu Mazen were detained.
Another young man was arrested from Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem.
Five more arrests were reported in Issawia town in occupied Jerusalem.
(Source / 22.02.2017)