At least 20 arrested, numerous confiscations and demolition notices

PNN/ Bethlehem/

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) launched large-scale raids and made a number of arrests in various Palestinian governorates on Tuesday morning.

Local sources said that Israeli forces arrested at least 20 Palestinian civilians in the area following assaults on dozens of houses across the occupied West Bank.

The operation which involved the use of undercover forces, included the arrest of two women and the confiscation of vehicles and money from citizens.

According to the sources, the two Palestinian women arrested in Hebron included the wife of the MP from the Hamas parliamentary bloc, Mohammad Maher Badr Hebron.

In Dheisheh refugee camp in the Bethlehem governorate, local reports said special forces stormed the camp with a cargo vehicle and attacked the citizens. The IOF arrested two young men and there were violent clashes between residents of the camp and the Israeli occupation forces.

In the governorate of Ramallah and Al-Bireh, the IOF carried out large-scale raids in several villages in the governorate, where they arrested a number of Arab citizens. Two men from from the village of Kharbata Al-Mesba were detained, while a man from the village of Aboud was also arrested. In addition, the occupation forces confiscated the car of a local man

In Ramallah, clashes broke out in the town of Beit Rima, causing a military jeep to overturn during the incursion, while there were also confrontations in the neighborhood of Umm al-Sharayet.

Furthermore, a large force from the IOF stormed the home of the mother of the prisoner Abu Hamid in the Amari camp in Ramallah and officers threatened to demolish the house in the nearfuture. The occupiers took measurements in preparation for such a demolition

Meanwhile, in the Jericho governorate, The Israeli army launched a large-scale incursion into the Aqabat Jabr refugee camp, where four men were arrested.

In the Nablus governorate, Palestinian sources said that Israeli occupation forces arrested two citizens from Nablus city and Askar camp in Nablus, along with a man from the village of Roujib.

Local sources in Tulkarem reported that the IOF arrested a young man after a raid on his house.