Israeli occupying forces arrest six Palestinians in the West Bank

The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested six Palestinians as Jewish settlers launched a series of attacks on Palestinian citizens in several areas of the West Bank on Friday.

AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested six Palestinians as Jewish settlers launched a series of attacks on Palestinian citizens in several areas of the West Bank on Friday.

Local sources reported that the occupation forces arrested young Palestinian men Waad Abu Samra, Anas Jabara and the two brothers Abdullah and Abd al-Rahman al-Khatib after storming their homes in the village of Turmus’ ayya north of the West Bank city of Ramallah.

In a related incident, clashes erupted in the village of al-Janiya west of the West Bank city of Ramallah following an IOF raid, with no injuries.

In occupied Al-Quds, local sources reported that young Palestinian Ahmed Rakan was arrested by Israeli police forces after breaking into his home in the Ras al-Amud neighborhood of Silwan village.

Rakan had been arrested, expelled from Al-Aqsa Mosque and repeatedly sentenced to house arrest.

Meanwhile, Israeli police arrested Imad Abu Shukair, 50, at his workplace inside the Green Line on Friday after Hebrew media claimed his son Subhi was responsible for the stabbing. from Elad on Thursday night.

Family sources claimed that Israeli intelligence contacted Abu Shuqair, from Jenin, and stormed his workplace in the town of al-Jadida within the Green Line before arresting him.

Meanwhile, IOF soldiers established a makeshift checkpoint Friday morning near the village of Silat Ad-Dhahr south of the West Bank city of Jenin.

Local sources reported that IOF soldiers stopped the Palestinians’ vehicles, searched them and checked their identity cards.

In addition, IOF soldiers on Thursday evening detained six Palestinians near the Ya’bad military checkpoint, southwest of Jenin for several hours before releasing them.

Israeli forces seized footage from CCTV cameras in the village of Husan, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, at dawn on Friday.

In another development, Jewish settlers threw stones at Palestinian vehicles on Friday south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Security sources reported that Jewish settlers from the Gosh Etzion settlement bloc attacked Palestinian vehicles. No injuries were reported.

In addition, local sources reported that a number of Jewish settlers set fire to three vehicles belonging to Palestinian citizens. They identified the owners of the vehicles as Mashhour Shehadeh, Mahmoud Shehadeh and Ismail Shehadeh.

Several Palestinian civilians were injured on Thursday and their vehicles came under attack in a settler attack near a junction south of the West Bank city of Nablus.

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Michael A. Bynum