Israel Arrests Eight Palestinians in West Bank

WEST BANK, June 3, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli army on Wednesday arrested at least eight Palestinians during predawn search and arrest operations in multiple towns in the West Bank, according to local and security sources.

In Hebron district, the army stormed the town of Beit Ummar and searched multiple homes before arresting two Palestinians, after raiding their homes and sabotaging their furniture. The two were identified as Belal Awad, 19, and Mohammad Za’akeek, 21.

The army also broke into the nearby town of Beit Awwa and Hebron and arrested two locals, identified as Omar Sweiti and Waleed Abu Turki.

Meanwhile, army units stormed the villages of Erak Tayeh, Beit Imrin and Deir Sharaf in Nablus district, where they arrested three Palestinians, identified as Mahmoud Judeh, Alaa Samara and Ghassan Antari.

Israeli soldiers stormed the village of Ramin, northeast of Tulkarm, and arrested 54-year-old Jamal Barham, who is an official in the People’s Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), his wife told WAFA.

She said an army force cordoned the house at midnight before raiding it in a barbaric manner, adding that the soldiers sabotaged the content of the house and smashed a laptop of their own.