Israeli Forces Arrest Five Palestinians from West Bank Areas

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

BETHLEHEM, August 11, 2014 – (WAFA) – Israeli forces arrested early Monday five Palestinians, including two freed prisoners, from West Bank areas, said security sources.

In Bethlehem, Israeli forces raided Husan, a village to the west of the city, where they arrested two Palestinians aged 20 and 22 years after breaking into and ransacking their homes.

Meanwhile in Tulkarem, large Israeli troops raided ‘Anabta, a town to the east of the city, where they arrested a 24-year-old Palestinian, who was released from an Israeli prison five months ago, after breaking into and searching his home.

Meanwhile, Israeli forces stationed at Al-Karama Bridge arrested a Palestinian from Meithalun, a town located to the south of Jenin, while he was on his way back home.

Several armored Israeli military vehicles raided Jenin city, Qabatya, Zababdah and Meithalun, firing live ammunition and acoustic bombs and conducting a large-scale combing campaign.

Meanwhile in Hebron, Israeli undercover units infiltrated into Beit Ummar, a town to the north of Hebron, and abducted a Palestinian from inside his home.

According to Spokesperson for the Popular Anti-wall and Settlement Committee, Mohammad ‘Awad, undercover units wearing civilian clothes and driving an Israeli-registered vehicle abducted a freed prisoner. He was identified as Adham Mohammad Ekhlayyel, 24.

Meanwhile, soldiers installed a roadblock at the entrance of Dura, a town to the southwest of Hebron, stopping Palestinian vehicles travelling along the road and inspecting passengers’ ID cards.

Source: WAFA