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Israeli forces set up checkpoint at entrance of Jenin-district town

Israeli forces today set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Silat al-Harithiya town, northwest of the occupied West Bank city of Jenin, said local sources.

Sources confirmed that Israeli forces erected a checkpoint at the entrance of the town, stopping Palestinian vehicles and inspecting passengers’ ID cards.

Israeli severely restricts Palestinians’ freedom of movement through a complex combination of approximately 100 fixed checkpoints, flying checkpoints, settler-only roads and various other physical obstructions.

Closures besides to other measures, taken under the guise of security, are intended to entrench Israel’s 51-year-old military occupation of the West Bank and its settler colonial project which it enforces with routine and frequently deadly violence against Palestinians.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA)

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