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Israeli Forces Detain Three Palestinians, Steal Money, Jewelry from Hebron, Jerusalem

HEBRON, April 25, 2016 (WAFA 0 Israeli forces detained early Monday three Palestinians and stole money and jewelry during raids into Hebron and Jerusalem districts, said security sources and a local activist.

Forces detained Baraka Taha, 33, after storming and ransacking his family house in Hebron city in the southern West Bank.

Muhammad Awad, Spokesperson for the Anti-Wall and Settlement Committee in Beit Ummar, said that large numbers of troops ransacked the family house of Ahmad Awad as they inspected rooms using police dogs.

He explained that a female Israeli soldier thoroughly searched Ahmad’s wife twice after she was ordered to stay in one of the rooms.

He added that troops had stolen 1.5 kilo of Jewelry, worth of about $60,000, belonging to Ahmad’s wife and three of her married daughters, INS 3,000 ($800) and 150 Jordanian Dinars (about $211) before withdrawing to the nearby settlement of Karmei Zur.

Ahmad’s son, Ibrahim, 27, had been shot dead by Israeli forces during clashes in the town on October 10.

Forces also stormed and ransacked a number of houses during a predawn raid into Adh-Dhahiriya town, south of Hebron.

Some of the homeowners were identified as Na‘im al-Tell and his brother, Munir.

Meanwhile in Jerusalem, police detained two Palestinians following overnight clashes in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

The detainees were identified as Muhammad Abu-Dhiyab and his brother, Mu‘taz.



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