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Israeli forces confiscate money during raids in Hebron-area town

July 17, 2018 1:57 P.M. (Updated: July 23, 2018 3:43 P.M.)
HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces raided several Palestinian homes in the Beit Ummar town in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron and confiscated 5,000 shekels, during predawn raids on Tuesday.

Locals said that Israeli forces fired rubber-coated steel bullets and tear-gas bombs at Palestinian homes in the town.

Activist Muhammad Ayyad Awad said that Israeli forces confiscated money from local Sufian Zaki Bahr's home; the money amounted to be about 5,000 shekels.

Awad added that Israeli forces also raided and searched the home of prisoner, Taqi al-Din Abed al-Fattah Jawabreh, and searched through his personal belongings.

Awad mentioned that during the withdrawal of Israeli forces, clashes broke out in al-Baten and the Safa circle areas, during which Israeli forces fired rubber-coated steel bullets and sound canisters at Palestinian residents and their homes.

No injuries were reported.

Sources added that Israeli forces seized dozens of vehicles that transfer workers on a daily basis.

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