Palestinian sources in Ramallah, in the northern part of the West Bank,
reported that Israeli soldiers invaded Ramallah Al Tihta area, in the
city, shot and injured one resident, and took seven residents,
including four brothers, prisoner.
An international peace activist present in the area reported that he saw at least seven Israeli military jeeps, accompanied by a military bulldozer, invading the area and firing rounds of live ammunition in several directions.
Soldiers barred the activist from approaching an areas they sealed and pointed search lights mounted on their jeeps at her face.
Another international peace activist said that she heard rounds of live ammunition and grenades while children in the area chanted slogans against the occupation; one resident was injured.
“The situation was very serious, and reminded us of the Israeli invasion to Ramallah in May 24 when 3 Palestinians were killed and 35 were injured”, she said, “At 07:25 in the evening, soldiers started to withdraw from the area after abducting seven residents, including four brothers”.
Also, the activist added that she saw a woman who suffered fatigue after crying and wailing for a long period as the soldiers fired live rounds and broke into several houses.
Troops abduct four brothers in a Ramallah invasion, one resident injured
Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies, October 10, 22:13
Tuesday evening, Israeli soldiers invaded Ramallah city, in the
northern part of the West Bank, surrounded a building and took four
brothers prisoner, including a leader of the Al Aqsa Brigades, the
armed wing of Fateh movement. One resident was injured during clashes
which erupted in the area.
Local sources reported that soldiers, supported by armored vehicles and jeeps, invaded Ramallah Al Tihta, and Ein Misbah area, in Ramallah, and surrounded a house for one hour.
The surrounded house belongs to a member of the Al Aqsa Brigades, identified as Isam Al Baghdadi, local sources added.
Soldiers broke into the building, took Al Baghdadi and his three brothers, prisoner.
Also, soldiers barred journalists from entering the area of the attack and fired rounds of live ammunition into the air.
Dozens of youth hurled stones at the invading forces; soldiers fired rubber-coated bullets and gas cannisters at them; one resident was injured.