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IOF kills two Palestinians in Jenin and Bethlehem

IOF kills two Palestinians in Jenin and Bethlehem

GAZA, July 13,2004 (IPC+WAFA)--Two citizens were shot dead in Bethlehem and jenin as the Israeli occupying soldier were given the free hand in OPT arresting and demolishing the citizens houses.

The citizen Ibraheim Abed Al Hafeith Salem Ghunim, 67 was crashed to death today noon by a mob Israeli settler in Al Khaddr town of Bethlehem in the west bank.

The IPC's reported that the victim was heading off to his land when a settler crashed him at the settlement bypass road No (60).

Earlier, the IOF has rounded up four citizens; one was wounded in aforementioned area.

Witnesses accounted on that a special unit supported by military jeeps invaded into the aforementioned area under the aerial cover before opening fire at a civil car parking in the vicinity of Jordan hospital in the area.

They added that the Israeli troop arrested four citizens as they were traveling by their car; one of the arrested was seen bleeding.

The Palestinian medics at jenin said that the 32 year old citizen Nu'man Mustafa Tahyana was killed during the IOF incursion in al Zahra neighborhood of Jenin city

As usually the Israeli incursion accompanied by heavy shot guns resulted in the killing of the citizen.

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Meanwhile, two citizens were wounded by shrapnel of a missile fired by the IOF east of Al Bureij refugee camp, central of Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian security directorate of Gaza strip the IOF troops stationed east of the camp fired a tank missile at the area. Two citizens were reportedly wounded.

In Tulkarem, the IOF has handed over today noon three warrant houses demolition and four barracks in Akaba town, north of Tulkarem under the pretext of the proximity to the route of the apartheid wall.

Tayseer Amarna , chief of the rural council, said that a n Israeli troop stormed into the town and submitted the owners of the houses the demolition warrants and asked them to go to the housing regulation office in the illegitimate Israeli settlement of " Beit Eil " on upcoming 5th of august.

He added that the targeted houses and barracks belong to the citizens Jasser , Sameer, Yasser Fatehi Amarna , and housing further 50 peoples besides to 50,000 hens were nurtured in the barracks, referring that they are in distance of 200 meters of the wall.

Worthy to heed the attention that the Israeli occupying forces finished the construction works in Akaba town a half and year ago and cut off 80% of its arable lands.

To the east of khan Younis, the IOF ordered the residents of Abu Eida and Alfara areas, to horde inside Al Redwan mosque in the area.

The local Abu Eyad Al Fara said that the Israeli troops occupied several houses in the area and asked the male citizens by the loudspeakers to gather in the aforementioned mosque. Concurrently, the Israeli caterpillar bulldozers have razed more than 200 trees of olive and palm in the aforementioned area. In Hebron, more than 100 tress of Beit Omar town, south of Hebron were uprooted under the pretext of being a state land, located about 150 meter to the east of Hebron- Jerusalem road, IPC's reported.

The Occupation Forces arrested on Tuesday twenty citizens during an Israeli incursion into the Gaza Strip City of Deir al-Balah, witnesses and security sources said.

Security sources said that Israeli soldiers, backed by tanks and jeeps, have rumbled into al-Salqa neighborhood of Deir al-Balah, conducted a wide scale search campaign and arrested twenty citizens.

Witnesses told WAFA that the IOF called on the residents to gather in the public square and arrested twenty citizens, leading then into an unknown location. Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested Tuesday a civilian in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, witnesses said.

Witnesses revealed that Israeli troops incurred into Aida Refugee Camp of the city, started a large-scale search operation and arrested the 27-year-old Naseem Abu Akar of, leading him into an un unknown spot.

They added that Abu Akar lives in the neighbouring al-Doha village and was arrested as he was paying a visit for relatives in the Refugee Camp.

Meanwhile, Israeli soldiers erected several military checkpoints and posts at the roads leading to “Hebron University”, holding several students, who were subjected to meticulous body search, A witness revealed.

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