Occupied Palestine (QNN)- Israeli forces launched a pre-dawn arrest campaign throughout the West Bank and Jerusalem last night, arresting 19 Palestinians including member in the legislative council and former prisoners.
Confrontations erupted in several villages and towns following Israeli raids that aimed to arrest citizens. Israeli soldiers broke into houses and committed vandalism, using bullets and poisonous tear gas grenades against locals.
In Jenin, Israeli forces rearrested the member in the legislative council Sheikh Khaled Abu Hasan and Fathi Otoum, both are former prisoners, after breaking into their houses.
In the refugee camp of the city, the Israeli army arrested Muhammad Nabhan, medical student in the Arab American University, in addition to the former prisoners Muhammad Nashrti, Ahmad Nashrti, and Imad Abul Heja.
In Ramallah, Israeli forces arrested Ahed Rimawi (18 years old), Khaldoun Barghouthi (40 years old), and Qusai Khazar (18 years old) after breaking into their houses.
Several others were arrested in Nablus, Salfit, and Jerusalem, including a 13-year-old child named Rawhi Jabbar.
Israeli forces also fired intensive tear gas canisters at houses in Shufat refugee camp in East Jerusalem, starting a fire in the overcrowded refugee camp.