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Israeli Forces Detain Seven Palestinians, Seize Cash, Appliances in West Bank Raids

NABLUS, August 10, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Wednesday detained seven Palestinians, summoned three others and seized cash and electrical appliances during overnight raids across the West Bank, said security sources and locals.

Three Palestinians were detained from Nablus district, two others from Tulkarem, another from Jenin and another from Jerusalem.

Israeli forces raided Talfit village, south of Nablus, detaining two Palestinians after storming and ransacking their houses.

The detainees were identified as Yacoup Abu Ghazi and Abdullah Muhammad.

Forces also detained Feras Odeh after storming and ransacking his house during a raid into Qusra town, south of Nablus.

In Tulkarem district, forces raided Bal‘a town, northeast of the city, handcuffing and detaining Odai Abu Ghalieh and Abdul-Aziz Zreiqi.

In Jenin district, forces stormed several houses and detained Ahmad Abul-Rub, 28, durinn an overnight raid into Qabatiya town, south of Jenin.

They also broke into and thoroughly searched the family house of a Palestinian detainee during a  raid into Silat al-Harithiya town, northwest of Jenin.

Israeli troops ransacked the family house of Feras Shawahna, who has been detained in 2015, interrogating his family members and seizing cash and several electrical appliances.

Meanwhile in Jerusalem district, forces raided the Abu Dis neighborhood of al-Habayel, southeast of Jerusalem, detaining Eyad Zaatra.

In the meantime, forces raided the Hebron towns of Dura, Bani Naim and Yatta in the southern West Bank, storming and ransacking several houses.

Some homeowners were identified as Muhammad Aser and Raed Shannan from Dura, Khaled Barakat, Muhammad Barakat and Fuad Barakat from Bani Naim, and Muhammad Makhamra and Khaled Makhamra from Yatta.

Forces also stormed a number of houses and summoned three Palestinians during a raid into Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron.

Muhannad Abu Maria, 19, ‘Ala Sabarna, 20, a former detainee, and Muhammad Alqam, 21, were handed notices ordering them to appear before intelligence in the Gush Etzion detention and interrogation center.

K.F. 

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