Fresh clashes reported in Qalqilya & Jenin
Israeli forces at dawn on Tuesday arrested six Palestinians in a large-scale storming campaign in Qalqilya and Jenin cities in the West Bank. Clashes then erupted resulting in suffocation cases among dozens of Palestinians.
Local sources told the PIC reporter that Israeli troops arrested three Palestinians in Qalqilya and three others from Jenin. One of the arrested was rounded up at al-Karamah crossing while he was returning home from Jordan.
Clashes broke out in Jabaa town in Jenin at dawn hours after Israeli forces stormed Palestinians’ homes and arrested two residents.
The sources also stated that Israeli soldiers provocatively broke into town, searched its houses and abused its inhabitants.
The soldiers opened their gunfire, sound grenades and tear gas at Palestinian youths who threw stones at Israeli forces. The clashes resulted in 20 injuries among Palestinians, the sources pointed out.