Israel Detains Four Palestinians, Summons Another for Interrogation

JENIN, April 30, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Thursday detained four Palestinians and summoned another during raids across Jenin and Hebron districts, said security sources.

Israeli forces stormed Tura al-Gharbiya village to the southwest of Jenin before dawn and detained two Palestinians after breaking into and ransacking their homes. The detainees were identified as Wasef, 21, and Amir Qabaha, 22.

Another Palestinian was summoned during the raid. Mu’ayad Qabaha was handed a notice summoning him to appear before Israeli intelligence.

Forces also raided the southern entrance of Jenin, where they broke into a stone-cutting factory and briefly detained several Palestinians. The stone-cutting factory belongs to Muhammad Kamil and is located near Janat park.

Forces also set up a checkpoint at the entrance, stopping Palestinian-registered vehicles, checking passengers identity cards and interrogating them, causing a traffic congestion.

Meanwhile in Hebron district, forces raided al-Shuhada Street in Hebron city, where they detained a Palestinian. He was identified as Mufid al-Sharabati.

They also stormed Khallet al-Ein area in Beit Ummar village, where they proceeded to break into a local home belonging to Yousef ‘Awad, destroying furniture, wrecking havoc in the home and terrorizing the owner’s family.

They detained Yousef’s son, Muhammad, 26.

They also stormed Bani Na‘im and Yatta towns, deploying in their neighborhoods and setting up checkpoints at their entrances.