Report: IDF seals off W. Bank villages around Nablus

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November 17, 2011 20:12

 
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The IDF closed off the entrance to the Palestinian village of Beita, south of Nablus in the West Bank, according to Ma'an News Agency.

According to the report, "dozens of soldiers" also closed off the roads between Hajizi Za'atara and Huwara south of Nablus.

Palestinian witnesses told Ma'an that the IDF had set up a number of military checkpoints betwen Hawara and the enterance to Shafi Shomron and Salem, also in the West Bank.

Beit Furouk was also sealed off by military checkpoints, witnesses told Ma'an.

The IDF did not comment on the closures.

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