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Israeli Occupation Forces Detain Four Palestinians, Lawmaker, From West Bank

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RAMALLAH, April 2, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces early Thursday detained four Palestinians, including lawmaker Khalida Jarrar, after breaking into their homes across the West Bank, said witnesses and a local activist.

An Israeli force, comprising of about 60 soldiers and intelligence officers, detained lawmaker Jarrar, who is a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), after breaking into and ransacking her homes in Ramallah.

Local media reported that forces surrounded Jarrar’s home in the al-Bireh’s neighborhood of al-Irsal, and broke into her family home. Soldiers confiscated two computers and a mobile phone.

Jarrar’s daughter, Yaffa, was quoted as saying that her mother was detained because she is a leader of a ‘terrorist organization’ that has been‘encouraging terror activities’ over the past few weeks.

Meanwhile in Nablus district, Israeli forces raided Askar refugee camp to the east of the city, where they detained two Palestinians after breaking into and ransacking their families’ homes. The detainees were identified as Jihad al-Aqra‘, 17, and Malek Sharqawi, 18.

In the meantime in Hebron district, forces raided Beit Ummar, a town to the north of the city, where they detained one Palestinian.

Spokesperson for the Local Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlement Muhammad Awad, said that Israeli soldiers stormed and ransacked several homes in the town and detained Hamad Abu Maria, 23, who is an ex-detainee in Israeli prisons.

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Author: OccPalGaza

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