Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Army kidnaps six more Palestinians on 12th day of Hebron siege


The Israeli military continued its siege on the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and invasions of homes, for the twelfth consecutive day, and kidnapped at least six Palestinians, in addition to occupying rooftops and confiscating surveillance tapes.

The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded Doura town, southeast of Hebron, before breaking into dozens of homes and searching them, and kidnapped six Palestinians.

It said the kidnapped are Khaled Ahmad al-Faqeeh, his wife Taghreed Jabara, his son Mohammad, and his brother Mohammad, in addition to Amir Abdul-Hameed Mitleq, 22.

The army also invaded Shiokh town, northeast of Hebron, searched homes and kidnapped one Palestinian, identified as Hamza Rajab Halayqa.

The soldiers also fired gas bombs, rubber-coated steel bullets, and concussion grenades during ensuing clashes. more