Israel Detains Two Palestinians, including Child, in West Bank

HEBRON, February 7, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces detained Saturday morning and Friday evening two Palestinians, including a child, from Hebron and Jenin districts, reported security sources.

Forces deployed in the vicinity of the Ibrahimi Mosque detained nine-year-old Abdul-Rahman Burqan and led him to an unknown destination.

They also raided Idhna town to the west of the city, set up roadblocks in various neighborhoods in the city as well as at the entrances of Sa‘ir and Halhul towns, where they stopped and examined vehicles with Palestinian registration plates and inspected passengers’ ID cards.

Meanwhile in Jenin district, forces stationed at a checkpoint near Huwwara town to the south of Nablus detained a Palestinian young man after stopping the bus he was abroad for over an hour.

The detainee, who is a resident from Markah village to the south of Jenin, remains unidentified.

Forces also raided two Palestinian homes in  Jenin’s village of Arqa, searching them and interrogating their residents, however, no arrests were made.

They further stormed the town of Yabod and al-Taybeh village, where they conducted a large-scale search campaign, setting up ambushes and patrolling their vehicles in streets and allies. No arrests were reported.