Two West Bank homes destroyed, Palestinian man deported to Gaza Strip
Israeli forces early Thursday demolished two Palestinian homes and arrested 11 Palestinians in several parts of the West Bank, while a child was critically injured in the central part of Gaza Strip.
Palestinian security sources said Israeli occupying forces invaded the town of Silet Al Harethiyeh, west of Jenin governorate, and blew up the house of Mohammed Tahayna, claiming he aided a Palestinian activist in carrying out an attack last year.
Elsewhere, in Salfit governorate, Israeli forces demolished a home owned by Hussam Halabi, blaming him of being an active member of the Palestinian resistance.
Also, eyewitnesses and local sources in different governorates in the West Bank reported that Israeli troops arrested 11 Palestinians. Four Palestinians were arrested by an Israeli undercover unit in Tulkarem, while a woman was arrested in the village of Jedeideh, near Jenin. Another three Palestinians were arrested in Hebron and three more near the village of Al Nuaymeh, north of Ramallah.
On Thursday morning, a Palestinian man from Nablus area was exiled by Israel to the Gaza Strip, sources reported.
Late Wednesday night, Palestinian medical sources in the town of Deir El Balah announced that a Palestinian boy was shot and wounded critically in the chest by Israeli soldiers, stationed near the Israeli settlement of Kfar Darom, in the center of Gaza Strip.
The sources confirmed that Yousif Bashir, 15, was wounded with a bullet in his chest, and that his condition was described as "very critical". Bashir was transferred to hospital for immediate treatment.
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