Jerusalem, April 11 (QNA) – Israeli occupation authorities announced
on Friday that they will close the West Bank and clamp siege around
it for four days during the Jewish holidays this month, saying the
closure will border crossings and reduction of working hours at Al
Karama crossing.

A source at the Civil Liaison said the closure of the crossings
between the West Bank and the 1948 territories will be on 14,15 , 20
and 21 of this month under the pretext of Jewish holidays.

The source pointed out that the closure will include the
prevention of Palestinians from entering territories of 48 through
all the crossings with the West Bank during those days, while entry
of Palestinians from the 1948 territories into the West Bank will be
from 7:00 am to 12:00.(noon)
Meanwhile, a number of Palestinian youths were injured during
clashes which erupted with Israeli forces that suppressed the
activities against settlements in different areas in the occupied
West Bank .

Eyewitnesses reported that the Israeli forces arrested two young
men in Kafr Qadoum, east of Qalqilya during a march to protest the
settlement policy.

In Qaryout, south of Nablus, 25 young men were wounded, mostly
by rubber-coated bullet, after they insisted to perform Friday noon
prayer at territories confiscated by Israeli authorities near the
settlements of ” Shiloh ” and ” Eilih.”(QNA)


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