On Tuesday morning, Israeli forces invaded several buildings belonging to the Islamic charitable Association and Muslim Youth Association in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The Army then confiscated property on the attacked sites based on military orders.
Sources of the targeted associations reported that large forces of the Israeli army backed by armored vehicles and military trucks carried out a wide-scale military operation for several hours against the Associations’ offices, buildings and schools in different parts of Hebron city.
Sources also declared that the military operation included the main buildings of the Associations and they confiscated equipments, documents, computers and other related properties.
In the meantime, the army issued military orders to close the Associations and to transfer the ownership of the offices and buildings to the Israeli authorities.
In the issued military orders, authorities closed the entrances of the buildings and imposed a penalty of imprisonment for five years if anyone came into the sites.
According to the sources the operation is ongoing and Israeli soldiers are still imposing tight measures on the targeted sites. Troops are also positioned on the rooftops of the buildings and guards of the Associations were kidnapped and their identity is until now unknown.
Translated by Nisreen Qumsieh – IMEMC News.