A number of make-shift checkpoints were also erected throughout the city. The Israeli restrictions came as part of the Israeli collective punishment policy against al-Khalil’s residents after many of the recent Palestinian resistance attacks had originated from the province
According to the PIC reporter, Israeli forces stormed in large numbers Hadur village east of the city and broke into a local home and a shop. A 19-year-old young man was detained during the raid, the sources added.
Meanwhile, Israeli forces detained dozens of people for few hours at the entrances of Shuhada Street in al-Khalil.
Local activist Imad Abu Shamsiya told the PIC reporter that Israeli forces detained local residents of Shuhada Street and Tel Rumeidia neighborhood for three hours and forced them to register their names and telephone numbers. Israeli forces also closed several streets and entrances to different neighborhoods in al-Khalil under “security” pretexts.