Four Palestinians arrested, several houses raided by Israeli occupation in West Bank

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WEST BANK, November 19 – Israeli occupation forces abducted on Thursday four Palestinian citizens and stormed several houses during a large-scale raid in the occupied West Bank.

In occupied Jerusalem, Israeli occupation troops arrested Ashraf al-Salymeh from Beit Hanina.

Yousef Sawafta was kidnapped by Israeli occupation soldiers at al-Hamra checkpoint in the northern Jordan Valley.

Israeli occupation forces also abducted Alaa Zakarneh, a resident of Qabatiya town, at the Za’atara checkpoint in Jenin.

After summoning him for interrogation, Israeli occupation troops detained Raed al-Amour, a resident of Tuqu town near Bethlehem.

Meanwhile, Israeli occupation forces broke into several neighbourhoods in Hebron and stormed and ransacked the home of Palestinian journalist Raed Abu Ermila, in the south of the city, and the house of Mahmoud Lahroush in Yatta town. 

Israeli occupation forces, in addition, set up “flying” checkpoints at the entrances to the towns of Bani Naim and Halhul, restricting the movement of Palestinian citizens and vehicles.

A report by Hamas’ Information Office in the West Bank documented 1,854 violations committed last month by the Israeli occupation against Palestinian citizens and their properties in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.

During October, Israeli occupation troops arrested 384 Palestinian citizens and demolished 16 Palestinian homes.

Israeli occupation forces conducted 356 raids in Palestinian towns and villages across the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem over the past month, in which 159 Palestinian houses were stormed and ransacked.