The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) last night and on Thursday morning kidnaped at least 10 Palestinian citizens, including a child, during campaigns in the West Bank.
A statement released by the Israeli army said its forces arrested 10 Palestinians during overnight raids on homes in the West Bank, describing them as wanted by the security authorities.
In this regard, local sources said that the IOF kidnaped a Birzeit University student called Yousef al-Faqha from his home in Anabta town in Tulkarem.
The IOF also kidnaped last night a 13-year-old child called Khaled Ghannam during his presence near a military checkpoint in the north of Qalqilya.
Another three citizens were taken prisoners at dawn during an IOF campaign in Jaba town, south of Jenin. The IOF also assaulted families during its detention of the citizens.
In Ramallah, the IOF kidnaped two citizens identified as Baraa Badra and Islam Namer from al-Am’ari refugee camp, where it also clashed with local youths and seriously wounded a young man after opening fire at him as he was driving a car.
The wounded young man was detained and taken to a hospital in Jerusalem.
In al-Khalil, the IOF kidnaped a young man called Akram al-Masalmeh from Beit Awwa town and another one identified as Ashraf Abu Hashim, a resident of Dura town, at a military checkpoint.
The IOF also stormed overnight different areas of the West Bank, raided homes and set up some checkpoints.