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IOF wages wide-scale campaign of arrests in WB, Jerusalem
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Occupied West Bank, ALRAY - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) carried out at daybreak of Monday a large-scale campaign of raids and arrests across multiple districts of the occupied West Bank towns and cities and Jerusalem.

Local sources reported that the IOF detained 25-year-old Palestinian mother of two Shorouq Mohamed Al-Boden, after raiding on and ransacking the house of her family in Tuqu' town, southeast of Bethlehem.

Also, the IOF detained at midnight of yesterday two youths, named Hani Bisharat and Laith Awad, after stopping their vehicle on the western entrance to Beit Jala, west of Bethlehem.

In addition, locals in Nablus reported that the IOF detained youth Khaled Awadallah, following breaking into and ransacking his house in eastern Nablus’s Salem village.

They added that the IOF stormed the town of Beit Furik, southeast of Nablus, and raided the house of ex-prisoner Zahir Khatatiba as well as destroyed its contents.

Moreover, the IOF detained Marwan Al Ais from Kafr 'Ein village, west of Ramallah, while detained both Hussein Samadi and Ahmed Abu El Rab from Qabatiya town, south of Jenin, as well as ransacked the house of Ammar El Khouly in Talkarem.

As of occupied Jerusalem, head of the Jerusalem Committee for Families of Prisoners Amjad Abu Asab reported that the IOF detained six ex-prisoners, after raiding on and ransacking the houses of their families in the city.

He added that the detainees were identified as Ahmed Ghazala, Mohammed Al-Razzim, Amira Amira, Obeida Amira, Mohammed Duyat, and Hamad Al-Karaki.

In Hebron, the IOF detained on Monday morning a Palestinian girl while passing a military checkpoint in the city.

Local sources reported that Israeli forces detained Palestinian girl Rawan Atef Abu Sneineh while passing on a military checkpoint on the pretext that she was having a knife.

Israeli occupation forces routinely carry out arrest raids in the West Bank. Around 40 percent of Palestinian men living in the occupied territories have been detained by Israel at some point in their lives.