Today, Tuesday, the Israeli occupation forces stormed a mosque in the town of Aqraba in the Nablus governorate (southern West Bank), polluted it with shoes, and conducted a search inside it, as part of a sweeping campaign to search for the perpetrators of the Za’tara checkpoint attack, in which 3 settlers were wounded.
The Israeli occupation forces stormed the town of Aqraba with large numbers of soldiers, and mobilized at the entrances to the town.
On Sunday, 3 Israeli settlers were injured, two of them in critical condition, as a result of shooting from a passing car at the Za’tara military checkpoint (south of Nablus), while the Israeli occupation authorities closed all roads and started a sweeping operation in search of the perpetrators.
The occupation forces also stormed the village of Turmus Aya (north of Ramallah) at dawn today, Tuesday, when they raided houses in the village, scattered their contents, and arrested a 16-year-old minor.
The boy’s arrest came on suspicion that one of his family members was linked to the armed attack, which targeted settlers at the Za’tara checkpoint.
The occupation forces are carrying out a sweeping operation in the villages extending between Nablus and Ramallah, where they deployed military checkpoints, intensified their patrols, and stormed homes.
Yesterday, clashes erupted between dozens of Palestinians and Israeli forces in the northern occupied West Bank.