Israel Arrests 14, Shoots and Injures Youth in West Bank

CLASHES BETWEEN ISRAELI SECURITY FORCES AND PALESTINIAN PROTESTERS NEAR THE WEST BANK VILLAGE OF BITDUKU

HEBRON, July 31, 2014 (WAFA) – Israeli forces on Thursday arrested 14 Palestinians, including ex-detainees as well as shot a youngster with live ammunition during predawn raids on West Bank districts of Hebron and Jenin, according to local and security sources.

During the predawn hours, Israeli army stormed Hebron City and arrested eight Palestinians, most of whom are released prisoners, after raiding their homes and sabotaging their furniture, said the Palestinian Prisoner’s Club, adding that they were beat up in front of their families before their arrest.

Meanwhile, army stormed the nearby town of Beit Ummar, arresting four, ages 18, 22, and 25-year-old Palestinians, after breaking into their homes in a provocative manner, sabotaging their furniture.

Clashes also erupted in several areas in the town; Israeli army fired tear gas canisters towards residents and their homes, causing several cases of suffocation among them.

In the meantime, an Israeli uncover unit stormed the city of Jenin, in the northern West Bank, where they arrested 21-year-old Naji Qabaha after raiding and searching his family home, where they also shot his 26-year-old brother in the foot with a live ammunition.

Forces also arrested a 22-year-old Palestinians in Jabal Abu-Their neighborhood of Jenin city after raiding his family home, tampering with its contents.

 

Source: WAFA