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IOF Troops Thrust into Jenin City

IOF Troops Thrust into Jenin City

PALESTINE, September 28,2003 (IPC + Agencies)-- The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) thrust dawn today into Jenin City and its camp and used loudspeakers to impose strict curfew on its residents, IPC reported.

Israeli patrols also were rattling the street of the city and threatened the residents not to dare and break the curfew whatever the reason was, IPC correspondent said.

In Gaza, IOF Infantry patrolled east of Al Sheikh Ejleen road, south Gaza City and stormed the house of the civilian Hamed Abu Awad, IPC correspondent added.

Palestinian security sources mentioned that the Israeli soldiers beat up Abu Awad severely. He was later hospitalized in Al Shifa hospital.

To the east of Rafah city, the Israeli occupation forces positioned at illegitimate Jewish settlement of “Morag” opened indiscriminate fire towards the Palestinian civilian houses east of A’raba area, resulting in the wounding of a citizen, Palestinian security sources said.

The same sources added that an IOF tank steered out of the aforementioned settlement and stationed at Al Aqa well, north of the settlement and started to shoot.

Earlier, eight Palestinians were arrested late last night in several parts of the West Bank, Palestinian source said.

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