14 Palestinians arrested during Israeli overnight raids

PNN/ Bethlehem/

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Wednesday overnight detained at least 14 Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank.

According to WAFA news agency, sources confirmed that Israeli police rounded up at least seven Palestinians after breaking into and ransacking their houses in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya.

In Bethlehem district, Israeli forces barged their way into Dheisha refugee camp, south of the city, where they rounded up another.

In Ramallah district, Israeli military vehicles raided Qaddura refugee camp, where soldiers detained another.

A similar Israeli military raid was confirmed in Kafr Malik village, northeast of Ramallah, resulting in the detention of two others.

In the northern West Bank, Israeli forces forced their way into Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus, where they detained another.

The raid triggered confrontations during which soldiers intensively opened fire towards local protestors. No injuries were reported though.

In Tulkarem district, Israeli troops conducted separate two raids in Shweika neighborhood and Nur Shams refugee camp, resulting in the detention of two others, including a former prisoner.

In Jenin district, the sources confirmed an Israeli military raid in Arranah village, northeast of the city, where soldiers ransacked several stores, interrogated their owners, and seized the recordings of surveillance cameras.