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IOF arrests 16 Palestinians at dawn Monday
IOF arrests 16 Palestinians at dawn Monday
[ 16/09/2013 - 01:48 PM ]

RAMALLAH, (PIC)-- Israeli Occupation Forces (OF) arrested at dawn Monday 16 Palestinians throughout occupied West Bank, Israeli media sources revealed.

Israeli Kfir units conducted campaign arrest campaigns in different villages and towns in occupied West Bank at dawn Monday.

In al-Khalil, nine Palestinians were arrested including two children and the eldest son of a leader in Hamas movement, who has been detained for 7 months in Israeli jails.

Palestinian sources said that three Palestinians from Hijra village in al-Khalil were subjected to brutal attack by Israeli forces while two other youths from Idna town were severely beaten.

Meanwhile, IOF soldiers detained a Palestinian child from Arroub refugee camp, north of al-Khalil, after clashes erupted at the entrance to the camp. The child was transferred to an unknown destination.

Clashes erupted in Arroub camp after IOF soldiers stationed at a nearby watchtower fired tear gas bombs against Palestinian houses, causing breathing difficulty among a number of civilians. Other Palestinian youths were detained.

In Qalqilya, IOF soldiers detained a Palestinian child while working in his parents' agricultural land. The child was subjected to brutal beating despite his difficult health situation where he had undergone several surgeries, according to family sources.

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