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Israeli forces raid homes of alleged attackers from East Jerusalem

Oct. 27, 2015 6:10 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 27, 2015 6:10 P.M.)
JERUSAEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces on Tuesday raided the East Jerusalem homes of four Palestinians involved in alleged attacks on Israelis in October, witnesses said.

Israeli forces raided the Jabal al-Mukkabir family home of Mutaz Uweisat, 16, who was killed on Oct. 17 after allegedly attempting to stab an Israeli policeman in the illegal settlement of East Talpiot.

His body is still being held by Israeli authorities.  Witnesses said that Israeli forces took pictures of the house.

Israeli forces also raided the house of Shurouq Dwayyat, 18, who was shot and injured by a 35-year-old Israeli settler in Jerusalem's Old City after she allegedly attempted to stab him on Oct. 7.

Dwayyat is currently being held in the Israeli Hasharon prison.

Meanwhile, Israeli forces also raided the home of Bahaa Elayyan in Jabal Mukabbir. 

Elayyan was shot dead after attacking an Israeli bus with another assailant on Oct. 13, killing three Israelis with knives and a gun.

The home of Mustafa al-Khatib, 17, was also raided. The teenager was killed after an alleged stabbing attempt on border police officers by the Lions Gate in East Jerusalem.

Israeli authorities continue to holed the bodies of both Elayyan and al-Khatib.
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