Israeli Forces Raid Several Areas in West Bank and Gaza

06 Apr
10:57 PM

Israeli warplanes, Sunday, targeted several locations in the Gaza Strip, causing damage to local facilities and spreading fear among the residents, according to media sources.A WAFA correspondent said that F16 jet-fighters launched around 15 missiles on agricultural and unpopulated areas in Gaza, Khan Yunes, Deir al-Balah and Beit Hanoun, yet no injuries were reported.

Nevertheless, the loud explosions caused a state of fear and horror especially among children. Damages in homes were reported in the eastern part of Gaza city.

Also on Sunday, occupation forces raided the central West Bank city of Salfit, spurring confrontations with school students and residents, according to local sources.

Clashes erupted between the soldiers and provoked residents, including school students, who threw stones at Israeli forces, while the latter fired tear gas canisters toward them and chased the students.

No injuries or arrests were reported in the attack.

At dawn, on Sunday, occupation forces stormed several towns in Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

Local sources said that Israeli patrols raided Orta, Houra, and Madma towns, Al Ray reports.

They lunched a wide search to citizens’ homes, and served a number of youth with summons to appear before Israeli intelligence officers.

Mojahid Darar and Mohammed Awwad were two reported to be handed summons orders, after the IOF had raided and violently searched their homes in Beita town.

Eyewitnesses said the Israeli army deliberately stormed citizens’ homes in Beita town, and ransacked its contents.

Israeli patrols deployed in eastern Madma, setting up several ambushes near abu-Nasha’atNassar’s home.

Forces broke into abu-Shadi al-Sabti’s home, in Howara village, arguing that they can retaliate any attack on settlers through it.

The army also deployed in al-Lahf area near Yetsar settlement.

Several people, on Sunday, suffered cases of suffocation following the storming by Israeli forces of Ya’bad, a town west of Jenin, according to local sources and witnesses.

Witnesses told WAFA that the army stormed Ya’bad amid firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters towards residents and schools in several neighborhoods in the town, leading to several cases of suffocation among residents.

Around 18 students suffocated and fainted during an Israeli forces attack on a school in Hebron, on Sunday, according to local sources.

Sources told WAFA that army forces stormed an intersection in the south of Hebron, firing tear gas inside the school, causing 18 students suffocatation, fainting and spasms due to tear gas inhalation.

They were transferred to hospital for medical treatment.

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