Occupied WB, ALRAY - Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested Saturday morning four Palestinians from the West Bank cities of Hebron and Jenin.
Local sources said that Israeli forces arrested Mahmoud Barakat,24, Ihab Hajjouj,25, and Ismael Likhdour,26, from BaniNa’im village to the east of Hebron after searching their houses and their contents.
Israeli forces stormed neighborhoods in Heborn, erected checkpoints at the entrances of Sa’ir and Halhoul towns to the north of the city and searched Palestinian cars.
In Jenin, Israeli occupation forces arrested Mohammed Abu Shamla,19, after raiding his family’s house in Ya’bod town to the west of Jenin. Many Palestinians suffered suffocation due to clashes with the Israeli colonial forces that fired tear gas at them.
The forces erected a military checkpoint at the entrance of Ta’nak village to the south-east of Jenin, and detained some Palestinian youths for an hour.
In a relevant vein, violent clashes erupted Saturday afternoon between Israeli forces and Palestinian youths in BeitForik village to the east of Nablus, north of the West Bank.
Eyewitnesses said that clashes erupted when Israeli forces stormed the village, fired live bullets and tear gas at Palestinian citizens.
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.