The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) last night and at dawn Thursday raided several homes and kidnaped at least nine Palestinian citizens during campaigns in different West Bank areas.
According to local sources, the IOF kidnaped three young men from their homes in Bethlehem province. Two of the detainees were from al-Deheisha refugee camp and one from Beit Jala town.
In Jerusalem, the IOF kidnaped two brothers from their homes in al-Eizariya town. They were identified as Samer and Ibrahim al-Kaluni.
In Nablus, violent clashes broke out last night and continued into the dawn of Thursday in Nablus city after Israeli troops stormed the eastern neighborhoods to provide protection for Jewish settlers, who flocked to Joseph’s Tomb for rituals.
Several local youths reportedly suffered rubber bullet injuries and from their exposure to tear gas during the events in Nablus.
The IOF also kidnaped four Palestinians from their homes during a campaign last night in Tayaseer village in the north of Tubas city.