Monday, June 22, 2009

IOF troops round up 12 Palestinians

[ 22/06/2009 - 12:41 PM ]

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)-- Israeli occupation forces at dawn Monday rounded up 12 Palestinians from the West bank districts of Al-Khalil, Bethlehem and Qalqilia, the IOF command announced.

An IOF unit on Sunday night stormed the Safa village northwest of Beit Ummar in Al-Khalil district and detained seven citizens.

Eyewitnesses reported that the IOF soldiers broke into and searched civilian homes before taking away the seven citizens to the nearby Etzion interrogation center.

The IOF troops had backed Jewish armed settlers in burning and damaging crops of villagers in Safa over the past few days.

The Israeli occupation authority had confiscated thousands of dunums owned by inhabitants of that village in order to build the racist, separation wall north of the village.

Israeli forces apprehend 12 Palestinians near Hebron
Date: 22 / 06 / 2009 Time: 09:58

Hebron – Ma’an – Israeli forces seized 12 Palestinians from the villages of Safa, north of Hebron in the southern West Bank, and Deir Al-Asal Al-Fouqa in the south after ransacking several homes.

A local Palestinian security source told Ma’an’s correspondent that an Israeli military force stormed Safa nad ransacked several homes before apprehending the men.

They were identified as: 28-year-old Abdul-Fattah Khlayyil, 24-year-old Alaa At-Teit, 20-year-old Eid Shweiki, 24-year-old Isam Aadi, 20-yerar-old Mahmoud Khlayyil, 22-year-old Layth Addi, and 19-year-old Omar Di’mis.

The source added that Israeli forces stormed Deir Al-Asal Al-Fouqa and seized Samir Shawamra, Luay Shawamra, Iyad Dardoun, Uday Shawamra, and Badawi Shawamra.