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Clashes erupt during Israeli raids on West Bank areas

Sept. 22, 2018 11:25 A.M. (Updated: Sept. 22, 2018 4:18 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Clashes erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinians during Israeli raids to several areas across the occupied West Bank, on Saturday dawn.

In the Hebron district in the southern West Bank, Israeli forces raided the Tarqumiya town hours after an Israeli settler had run over a Palestinian teen in the Tel Rumeida street of the Old City of Hebron.

Israeli forces raided the family home of activist Raed Abu Irmeileh in Hebron's Old City.

In the central West Bank district of Jerusalem, Israeli forces summoned one Al-Aqsa Mosque guard, Mahdi al-Abbasi, and the Farah movement’s secretary in Jerusalem, Shati Matour.

Israeli forces also raided the Azzun town in the northern West Bank district of Qalqiliya.

Locals in the northern West Bank district of Nablus said that clashes erupted in the Sabastiya town in northwestern Nablus after Israeli patrols raided the town.

In the northern West Bank district of Jenin, several Palestinians suffered tear-gas inhalation during clashes that erupted at the Jabaa town crossroads in southern Jenin.

Locals said that clashes erupted after Israeli forces set up a military checkpoint at the entrance of the town, stopped and searched vehicles and passengers.

Israeli raids into Palestinian towns and villages are near daily occurrence in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

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