Israeli Army Arrests 19 Palestinians in West Bank

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

JENIN, August 26, 2014 (WAFA) – Israeli forces on Tuesday arrested 19 Palestinians during predawn raids in the West Bank districts of Jenin, Nablus, Bethlehem and Hebron, according to local and security sources.

In Jenin, army forces stormed the city while firing live bullets and acoustic bombs and arrested five Palestinians, 48, 38, 32, 43, and 30.

Meanwhile, Israeli forces stormed the nearby town of Arraba and arrested three Palestinians, ages 48, 21, and 20, after raiding and searching their houses. Israeli soldiers also raided a house in the nearby village of Beit Qad and interrogated one of its resident, 66.

In the meantime, Israeli army arrested three Palestinians, including a teenager, from the village of Hosan, to the west of Bethlehem, while they were trying to pass a checkpoint stationed at the entrance of the village.

Meanwhile in Nablus, army arrested three Palestinians in the city, two in the nearby village of Beit Furik, and one Palestinian in the village of Beita.

In Hebron, Israeli soldiers arrested a youngster, 23, at a checkpoint near the village of Beit Ummar. Army also arrested a local resident in the nearby town of Bani Naim.

Meanwhile, Israeli forces stormed the town of Yatta, to the south of Hebron, and raided and searched several house, yet no arrests were reported.

 

Source: WAFA