Chroniques d'une photographe,specialiste des droits humains en Palestine et ailleurs,
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Thursday, June 28, 2007
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Israeli troops invade Qalqas, south of Hebron; arrest 60 Palestinians, among them, 18 children
Date: 28 / 06 / 2007 Time: 17:32
Hebron - Ma'an – At dawn on Thursday, Israeli military forces stormed the village of Qalqas, south of Hebron, arresting 60 people, taking them to an unknown area.
Local sources reported to Ma'an that a large military force arrested 18 children, including three tawjihi students. A teacher and two university students were also seized. Most of the abducted citizens were cousins and relatives of one another.
In Idhna, to the west of Hebron, Israeli troops arrested a further three Palestinian citizens and seized large quantities of copper, belonging to the detainees.
Security sources reported to our correspondent that the troops raided houses and arrested yet more citizens, and confiscated large quantities of copper.