Raids and arrests roundup

In Beit Ummar near Hebron, the IOF arrested 14 year old Iyad  ‘Ummar al-Salibi during a raid at his family’s house. The soldiers also beat Sharif Hassan Abu Hashem (56), breaking his arm. He was transferred to a hospital in Hebron. During the raid, local youth started to hurl stones at the invading army. The IOF responded with tear gas and stun grenades. They also raided several more homes, and stayed in Beit Ummar until 7am in the morning.

The IOF arrested Shukri Kawaja in the town of Ni’lin, near Ramallah, claiming he was ‘wanted.’ He was transferred to jail for interrogation.

Further raids also occurred in Hebron, Halhoul, al-Fawar refugee camp, and al-Khader, maintaining presence in the streets and setting up more checkpoints.


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