Israeli forces ransack homes, detain 10 Palestinians in West Bank raids

Israeli forces ransacked Palestinian homes during overnight raids of several West Bank locations to arrest Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society and activists said Thursday.

Soldiers detained five Palestinians, including two minors, during a raid into al-Ram, north of Jerusalem. The detainees were all reportedly members of Hittawi family.

In the south of the West Bank, soldiers raided Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, and arrested one Palestinian after raiding and ransacking his family home, according to local activist Muhammad Awad.

Soldiers also arrested the director of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies (PPCS), Osama Shahin, during a raid into Dura, south of Hebron.

In the north of the West Bank, Israeli troops detained one Palestinian and ransacked his family home during a raid of the village of Deir al-Ghusoun, northeast of Tulkarm.

Another Palestinian was detained at a military crossing when he attempted to reach his land near the village of Jarushiya, north of Tulkarm.

In Jenin district, troops detained a Palestinian teenager after raiding his brother’s house in Jenin refugee camp. The house was ransacked, furniture damaged and cellular phones and identity cards seized.

The teenager is reportedly in bad health condition after undergoing surgery several days ago.

Source: WAFA