Occupied WB, ALRAY - Israeli occupation forces (IOF) detained on Thursday 25 Palestinian citizens, including former detainees, in a large-scale detention campaign in the occupied West Bank.
Local sources reported that Israeli occupation troops stormed into dozens of Palestinian homes in al-Mughayyir village northeast of Ramallah and detained 16 citizens, including the father of Palestinian martyr Ali Abu Aliya, who was shot dead by Israeli occupation soldiers about a month ago, and his brother Bassam.
During the raids, Israeli occupation soldiers ransacked the houses and interrogated their residents.
In the nearby village of Kafr Malik, Israeli occupation forces detained Ahmad Fayez Bairat, Diaa J. Hamayel, Yaman Faraj Bairat, Mohieddin F. Hamayel, Maher Hamayel, and Jaafar Abu Safa.
Meanwhile, Israeli occupation soldiers distributed notices threatening to detain anyone for allegedly throwing stones at Israeli settlers.
In Jenin, Israeli occupation forces broke into Sanur village and detained Fares Najeh Issa and Dawoud Gharbia.
During the raid, Israeli occupation soldiers stormed into the house of Fathi Jarrar and ransacked it.
Israeli occupation troops, in addition, detained former detainee Mohammed Ghawadra after breaking into his home in the eastern neighbourhood of Jenin.
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.
According to Palestinian figures, over 4,500 Palestinians, including 40 women and 170 children, are currently languishing in Israeli detention jails.
At least 700 of the prisoners suffer from chronic illnesses and require regular medical care, 10 of them are suffering from different types of cancer.