Occupied WB, ALRAY - Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested Wednesday morning five Palestinians after storming Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron in WB.
Spokesperson of the Popular Committee Against the Separation Wall and Settlements in Beit Ummar, Mohamed Awad, said the IOF raided Beit Ummar town and kidnapped the Secretary of the Committee, Ahmed Abu Hashem, 47, his son Mohammed, 18, Ahmed Sabarneh,18, and Yousif Sabarneh, 21.
He confirmed that the detainees are ex-prisoners. The occupation intentionally and violently ransacked their homes.
The IOF deployed at the town’s entrance and the main streets and topped on a number of rooftops to surround the area completely, he pointed out.
In a relevant vein, security sources said the IOF stormed Beit Awwa town, south-west of Hebron, and kidnapped Hamza Muslima, 21, and led him to an unknown place after ransacking his house.
Occupation injured a Palestinian policeman in clashes in Babal Zawia area. The policeman was transferred to the main hospital in Hebron to receive medical treatments, sources stated.
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.