Tuesday, November 10, 2009

IOF soldiers round up 8 Palestinians most of them from Al-Khalil

[ 10/11/2009 - 09:59 AM ]

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)-- The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at a late hour on Monday and at dawn Tuesday kidnapped six Palestinian citizens in Al-Khalil district including a teenager, local sources reported.
The sources told PIC that the IOF troops detained three university students in Al-Fawwar refugee camp south of Al-Khalil city including the teenager.
They noted that the three were affiliated with the Islamic group, the students' wing of the Islamic Jihad Movement, and one of them was previously held in Israeli occupation authority (IOA) jails.
In Al-Khalil city, the IOF soldiers detained a post graduate student, who was previously held in the IOA jails and by militias of Mahmoud Abbas, the former PA chief.
The IOF soldiers also detained a young man in Dura village, south of Al-Khalil, who was released from Abbas's jail only recently and another from Beit Ummar village, north of Al-Khalil.
The IOF has thus rounded up 17 Palestinians from Al-Khalil district since the start of November.
The IOF soldiers arrested two other Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem and Jericho at dawn Tuesday.
Locals reported that IOF soldiers stormed Ram village to the north of occupied Jerusalem and detained a Palestinian citizen after searching his home while other IOF units arrested another young man in Jericho city.
The IOF command claimed that both detainees had taken part in military attacks against its soldiers.