Israeli Army Arrests 6 in West Bank

An Israeli border policeman points his gus as he stands guard detaind Palestinian youths during a military operation in the center of Hebron

BETHLEHEM, September 8, 2014 (WAFA) – Israeli army on Monday arrested six Palestinians across the West Bank, most in Bethlehem district, according to local and security sources.

In Bethlehem, army stormed Aida refugee camp, north of the city, raided and searched several houses before arresting two youths aged, 20 and 19.

Forces also broke through Jabal Hendaza, on the outskirts of Bethlehem, where they arrested a local resident after raiding and searching his house in addition to another house in the area. Furthermore, Israeli soldiers stormed the nearby Izza refugee camp where they raided and searched two houses, yet no arrests were reported.

Meanwhile, soldiers arrested Lieutenant Col. Abdul-Qader, a training staff of the Palestinian National Security, while he was on his way to Jericho.

In the meantime, forces arrested an 18-year-old from al-Arroub refugee camp, near Hebron, while he was attempting to pass the Container checkpoint to the north of Bethlehem.

Witnesses said further that Israeli soldiers set up a flying checkpoint to the west of Nablus and arrested a youngster after assaulting and severely beating him up.

 

Source: WAFA