Israeli Forces Arrest 10 Palestinians Across West Bank, Detain Two Others for Hours

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

JERUSALEM, August 12, 2014 – (WAFA) – Israeli forces arrested early Tuesday 10 Palestinians and detained two others for several hours on a checkpoint across West Bank, according to local security sources and activists.

In Jerusalem, Israeli police raided Shu‘fat refugee camp and Beit Hanina, where they arrested five Palestinians.

According to Palestinian Prisoners Society, the arrested Jeruslamites included a child and three brothers.

Meanwhile in Bethlehem, Israeli forces raided Husan, located to the west of the city, where they arrested three Palestinians; two brothers in their twenties and another 31-year-old Palestinian, after breaking into and ransacking their homes.

Forces also raided Beit Fajjar, located to the south of Bethlehem, where they arrested a 21-year-old Palestinian after breaking into and ransacking his home.

Meanwhile, soldiers stationed at Huwwara checkpoint arrested a Palestinian while he was on his way back from Ramallah to his home in Nablus. According to Ministry of Prisoners Affairs attorney Jamil Sa‘ada, the Palestinian is a 32-year-old freed prisoner.

Meanwhile in Jenin, soldiers stationed on Dothan roadblock, located to the southwest of the city, detained and interrogated two 24-year and 28-year old Palestinians from Ya‘bad for several hours before releasing them.

Israeli troops raided ‘Arraba, Msalia and Sanour and installed roadblocks at the entrances of Jenin city, Ya‘bad and ‘Arraba, where they stopped and inspected Palestinian-registered vehicles travelling along the way and examined passengers’ ID cards.

 

Source: WAFA