Occupied WB, ALRAY - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Tuesday at dawn detained five Palestinian citizens during a wide-raid across the occupied West Bank cities of Talkarem and Tubas.
Local sources reported that the IOF forces detained Muhammad al-Jallad, 54, Abdul Fatah al-Qaddumi, 52 and Huthaifa Abu Siris, 22, after breaking into and ransacking their houses.
The sources added that the IOF forces detained ex-prisoner Othman Bani Odeh, after the forces had raided and ransacked his family house, indicating that his brother was also detained by the IOF forces two days ago.
In addition, the IOF forces broke into the town of Birzeit, north of the city of Ramallah, detained youth Amro Bairat and took him to an unknown destiny, after raiding his house and ransacking it.
Moreover, the IOF forces detained youth Khalil Fawadleh from the Ramallah and al-Bireh.
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.