Occupation forces detain 21 Palestinians in West Bank


At least 21 Palestinians were arrested last night by the Israeli occupation forces in a major arrest campaign across the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian security sources.

In Bethlehem province, south of the West Bank, army forces stormed the village of Hindaza and arrested five Palestinian citizens after raiding and searching their homes.

Three other Palestinians were also arrested by the Israeli occupation forces who stopped their vehicle at the Container military checkpoint, to the northeast of Bethlehem city. The three are residents of the nearby village of Beit Fajjar.

In Hebron province, the Israeli occupation army stormed al-Fawwar refugees and arrested four Palestinians after raiding and searching their homes.

In Tulkarm, north of the West Bank, Israeli forces stormed the Tulkarm refugee camp and the nearby village of Seida, where three Palestinians were said arrested by the attacking forces.

In Jenin province, Israeli occupation forces stormed al-Marrah neighborhood in the city and arrested a young Palestinian woman, who was identified as Dina Nayef Jaradat, 22, after raiding her family home in the neighborhood. Two more Palestinians were also arrested in raids by the Israeli army on the neighboring town of Kafr Ra’i and the village of Anza.

In Nablus province, two Palestinian brothers, Udai and Mohammad Rawwash, were also arrested by the Israeli occupation forces who raided their home in the Askar al-Jadid refugee camp.

In the northern Jordan Valley region, northeast of the West Bank, a young Palestinian man was also arrested by an Israeli army force that raided the village of Al-Hadidiya, according to witnesses.

Almost on a daily basis, Israeli occupation forces carry out raids targeting populated Palestinian communities for arrests or searches. The practice mostly carried out at nighttime, has become a routine under the Israeli military regime.

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