The Israeli army kidnapped Khaled E’layan, the Mayor of Deir Al Ghosoon, located in the north of Tulkarem in the West Bank, as he returned from Jordan on Moday.
E’layan, won the post of Mayor of Deir Al Ghosoon Municipality after the last Municipal election, he was on the reformation and change list of Hamas.
The army detained E’layan at the Al Karameh crossing, took his passport, asked him to wait and then turned his phone off so he could not be contacted. E’layan was arrested at the border after returning from a diplomatic trip to Belgium, where he formed part of a delegation of West Bank mayors.
Deir Al Ghosoon Municipality condemned the abduction of the Mayor, appealing for his release and the release of all other Mayors kidnapped by Israeli army.