Israeli Troops Invade West Bank Communities, Injure One and Arrest 10

PNN – Palestine News Network – 14.01.11 – 12:52

Ramallah – PNN – Israeli troops injured one man and arrested 10 others during invasions targeting West Bank communities on Thursday night and Friday morning.

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At the village of Awarta, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, soldiers stormed the village and searched homes. During the house-to-house searches, witnesses reported that troops fired rubber-coated steel bullets at residents, injuring one.

Local sources said that clashes erupted between Awarta youth and Israeli soldiers, ending when troops left the village. Residents said that the Israeli soldiers invaded the village to provide protection for settlers who had come to conduct prayers nearby.

Elsewhere, 10 Palestinian civilians were arrested by Israeli troops during overnight invasions in Hebron, Bethlehem, Ramallah, and Qalqiliya.

The Israeli army radio announced that all 10 men were taken to military detention camps for questioning, adding that all of the men were on its wanted list.


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