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Israeli occupation forces invade Azzun, imposing curfew, kidnap Qatari Red Crescent representative, Samer Hasarma

Israeli occupation forces invade Azzun, imposing curfew

Date: 22 / 03 / 2008  Time:  16:23
Qalqilia Ma'an

Israeli occupation forces (IOF) invaded the West Bank town of Azzun, east of the city of Qalqilia, and imposed a curfew.

Witnesses said that several Israeli occupation military vehicles entered the town, firing their weapons and detonating sonic bombs.

Meanwhile, an armed Palestinian group calling itself the Al-Awda (literally "Return") Brigades and claiming to be linked to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), claimed responsibility for firing on an Israeli settler's car near the town.

IOF troops kidnap Qatari Red Crescent representative

[ 22/03/2008 - 03:12 PM ]


Israeli occupation forces (IOF) troops kidnapped Samer Hasarma, 43, the West Bank representative of the Qatari Red Crescent society a few days ago only two months after his release from occupation jails.
Local sources said that Hasarma was held in custody last January before his release on bail.

He was detained on several past occasions in occupation jails on the charge of affiliation with the Hamas Movement.


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