Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday, started military drills in several areas of the occupied West Bank, according to the Israeli newspaper Israel Hayom.

The drills are set to last until Thursday.

WAFA correspondence reports that, according to the newspaper, an Israeli forces spokesperson said the drills are already planned for, and aim at maintaining the readiness of the Israeli occupation forces.

On Sunday, Israeli forces notified several Palestinian families in the area of Ras al-Ahmar, northeast of Tubas, in the occupied West Bank, to leave their homes on Wednesday to make way for Israeli military training, local sources said.

Aref Daraghmeh, who monitors settlement activities and Israeli violations, said that Israeli forces ordered more than 10 Palestinian families in Ras al-Ahmar to leave their homes on Wednesday, from 5:00 PM until 5:00 AM, in order to make way for Israeli military drills in the area.

Israeli forces announced, earlier, that military drills are going to take place in several areas of the West Bank this week, starting from Sunday to Thursday.

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