Israel Detains 12 Palestinians in West Bank

WEST BANK, September 1, 2015 (WAFA) – At least 12 Palestinians were detained by the Israeli forces during predawn and night raids across the West Bank on Tuesday, according to local and security sources.

In Hebron district, Israeli army stormed the town of Beit Ummar and detained five Palestinians after raiding their homes and sabotaging their furniture. They were identified as Myassar Abu-Maria, 28, Mo’ayyad al-Tit, 25, Sharif Bregheth, 25, Mohammad Abu-Hashem, 20, and Mohannad Arar, 18.

They army also handed a teenager a summon notice to appear for interrogation at the nearby Etzion military compound.

Israeli forces also stormed the village of Zawata, west of Nablus, and detained two Palestinians, identified as Shadad Shahr Abu-Amsha, 32, and Mohammad Thabt Abu-Amsha, 42.


The army also detained Ishaq al-Ashkar from Nablus at Za’tara Israeli military checkpoint to the south of Nablus.

Another army forces also stormed Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem and detained 16-year-old Ahmad Ja’ara after raiding and searching his family’s house.

Earlier last night, three Palestinians were detained during an Israeli military crackdown  on Jenin and the nearby refugee camp, during which Israeli forces demolished the house of Hamas activist Majdi Abul-Heja, 40, who was arrested along with his son, Suhaib, and his brother, Alaa.