Occupied WB, ALRAY - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) waged at dawn on Monday a large-scale campaign of arrests into different districts of the occupied West Bank towns and cities.
The IOF said, in a statement, that it arrested 21 Palestinians on suspicion of carrying out resistance acts against the Israeli settlers.
Local sources reported that the IOF broke into the Ramallah village of Ni'lin and arrested Abdullah, Muhamad and Ahmed Abu Rahma, as it raided on a number of Palestinians’ homes in Hazma town, north of the occupied Palestinian city of Jerusalem.
Locals in the occupied Palestinian city of Hebron reported that the IOF arrested Ihab Rabei while passing a military checkpoint near Halhul town, north of the city.
As of Qalqilya, the IOF arrested Faraj Sami and Ahmed Nabhan from Jayyus town, east of the city. While it arrested two yet-unnamed Palestinians from Ya’bud town, south of the occupied West Bank city of Jenin.
Meanwhile, the IOF arrested Yehya Hamarsha, 24, and Nemer Kelani, 24, after stopping them on a military checkpoint the IOF put at the eastern entrance of the city.
The IOF arrested the teen Ala Jaradat, after raiding on his home in Sa’ir town of north Hebron, and Mo’men Abu Aahour, after storming his home in Bethlehem.
Moreover, the IOF broke into Issawiya town of the occupied Jerusalem and arrested the teens Nader Moheisen and Zaki Obaid.
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.