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Palestine: Israeli soldiers advance in northern Gaza amidst random shooting & arrests

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IOF soldiers advance in northern Gaza amidst random shooting

GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) infiltrated into northern Gaza Strip to the east of Beit Hanun town on Monday amidst indiscriminate shooting.

Local sources said that the IOF soldiers in four army tanks escorted two bulldozers into the area and fired at farmers as the bulldozers leveled land.

The armed wing of the democratic front for the liberation of Palestine said its fighters managed to blast an explosive device near one of the bulldozers.

Earlier today, IOF troops fired artillery shells at agricultural land to the east of Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.

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IOF soldiers round up 13 Palestinians including 3 children

WEST BANK, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) rounded up 13 Palestinians in various West Bank areas at dawn Monday including three children and five university students in Al-Khalil.

Yousef Abu Mariya, the coordinator of the popular committee in Beit Ummar village to the north of Al-Khalil, said that the IOF soldiers detained four citizens including three children.

The IOF soldiers also arrested five university students in Al-Khalil city and five other civilians in Bethlehem and Ramallah provinces.

Meanwhile, locals said that IOF soldiers fired at a Palestinian car in Ramadin area, south of Al-Khalil, while chasing it. They said that the car caught fire and turned on its side but no casualties were reported.

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IOF soldiers arrest five students including two females in Al-Khalil

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested five Palestinian students from their homes in Al-Khalil at dawn Monday including two young women, local sources said.

They said that IOF soldiers broke into the family home of Fatima Sidir, a student at Al-Khalil University, and took her away after searching the house.

Fatima along with her mother and two of her brothers were summoned by the PA preventive security for participating in rallies in support of political detainees. One of her brothers and her fiancé are held in Israeli custody.

IOF soldiers arrested another female student in Al-Khalil city at dawn Monday from her home. Afnan Ramadan is a student at Polytechnic Palestine.

The soldiers rounded up three other male students, one studying at Polytechnic Palestine, and two studying at Al-Khalil University.

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