Soldiers Invade Tulkarem, Jenin And Hebron; Clashes Reported
Thursday October 04, 2012 13:55 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several areas in the northern West Ban districts on Tulkarem, Jenin and Hebron, broke into several homes and buildings leading to clashes with dozens of local youths, injuries were reported.
File - Palestine Info
In the city of Tulkarem, the army installed several roadblocks, stopped dozens of vehicles and interrogated the residents while inspecting their ID cards.
The army also blocked the Al-Haddadeen Road in the city, and a road that leads to a local girls school in the southern neighborhood in the city.
Local sources reported that the soldiers also invaded Al-Omariyya Center for Office and Internet Services, near the Al-Omariyya school, and detained the employees and the clients.
The sources added that an Israeli security officer interrogated several young men and confiscated their ID cards.
The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) reported that dozens of local youths hurled stones and empty bottled at the invading army, while the soldiers fired rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs; several residents were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation.
Soldiers also invaded Jenin and the nearby villages of Arraba, Fahma, Aqaba and Al-Arqa, interrogated several residents and handed two youths military orders to head to the nearest security base for interrogation.
WAFA said that the army invaded the home of Ahmad Ghanem, in Aqaba village, violently searched the property and interrogated his family. Several homes were invaded in Fahma leading to property damage, no arrests were reported.
The army further invaded Al-Arqa village and handed two residents, identified as Awwad Nasri Yahia, 25, and Alaa’ Tawfiq Yahia, 27, military orders to head to the Salem military base for interrogation.
In related news, dozens of Israeli settlers, under the protection of the military, invaded the northern west bank city of Nablus, and headed to the Joseph Tomb area in the city. The army closed roads leading to the Tomb area obstructing Palestinian traffic and forced the residents away.
Furthermore, the army invaded Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, and kidnapped one resident; the army also broke into several homes and installed dozens of roadblocks in the district.
Local sources reported that the army kidnapped Mohammad Jaradat, after breaking into his home in Sa’ir town, and took him to an unknown destination.
Several Israeli military jeeps also invaded the towns of Bani Neim and Halhoul north of Hebron and Doura in the south.
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