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Palestinian security forces attack a Palestinian family in Bethlehem

author Friday February 08, 2008 01:35author by Ghassan Bannoura - IMEMC News Report post

Around 50 Palestinian security officers attacked a family house located in the Aida refugee camp in the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem on Thursday afternoon.

Eyewitnesses told IMEMC that Palestinian troops entered the camp in the late afternoon, officers then tried to remove Hamas flags which were but by a family on their roof tops.

Um Ramizi, a family members and who was attacked by the security troops told IMEMC that his son is going out from the Israeli jail tonight and their for the family who is known for being Hamas supporters decorated their house with Hamas flags and Palestinian flags.

Um Ramizi added that when Palestinian forces stated to shot at her house and house next to it she tired to stop then but instead they beat her up.

When Mohamed Al Masa'dah, her son came to help his mom they attacked him too and tried to arrest him, "they attacked me like animals, I was trying to help my mom, they called all the women who came to help me bad names."

The Palestinian security forces left after removing the Hamas flags, they told the family that the Hamas flags are illegal.

category bethlehem | internal unrest | news report author email ghassanb at imemc dot org
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