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Israeli forces occupy municipal council building in Azzun

Jan. 6, 2008 10:56 A.M. (Updated: Jan. 6, 2008 10:56 A.M.)
Qalqilia - Ma'an - Undercover Israeli forces occupied a building belonging to the municipal government of the West Bank village of Azzun, east of the city of Qalqilia on Sunday morning, sources in the Municipal Council told Ma'an.

The Israeli soldiers abducted twenty-year-old Tariq Swaidan. Swaidan remains in detention. The reasons for his detention are unknown.

The building is located in the centre of Azzun, and it includes offices of the Municipal Council and of the Palestine General Federation of Trade Unions.

Eyewitnesses also said that the Israeli soldiers attacked a twenty-year-old Palestinian man named Izzat Arar from the village of Masha bruising him on several parts of his body. He was taken by ambulance to the At-Tawari hospital in Qalqilia.

Palestinian medical sources said he suffered a nervous breakdown.

***Updated at 11:55 local time
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