QALQILIA, (PIC)-- The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) declared Kufr Qaddoum village, east of Qalqilia city, a closed military zone on Saturday morning and prohibited entry into it.
Eyewitnesses said that IOF troops converged on the village since the early morning hours and set up a roadblock at the sole entrance to the village.
They said that IOF patrols roamed the streets of the village and prohibited entry into it for non-residents.
The eyewitnesses said that the soldiers searched all passing Palestinian cars and checked the IDs of citizens. The soldiers prevented entry of foreign activists and residents of other villages into Kufr Qaddoum to participate in a rally organized in support of prisoners that was scheduled to kick off today.