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Israeli Military Invades Villages, Residents Claim Troops Stole Gold

author Wednesday July 20, 2011 20:54author by George Rishmawi Report post

Israeli forces invaded the village of Talluza near Nablus on Wednesday morning and kidnapped two Palestinians.

The WAFA News Agency reported that 30 military vehicles invaded the village, and troops broke into houses and ransacked them, before they kidnapped Hussam Abu Shaqra 52 and his son Hazem, 28. They were blindfolded, handcuffed and were taken to unknown destination.

Local residents accuse the soldiers of stealing gold and other valuables during the attack on their houses.

Rabah Salahat, a resident of the village, said soldiers stole gold belonging to his wife after raiding his home at 2.00 a.m. and forced his family outside, he said the stolen gold is worth around 4500 US dollars.

Israeli troops have also kidnapped Mohammad Zayed, 22 from Al-Yamoun village near Jenin and invaded a number Palestinian villages and towns since Wednesday dawn.

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