Israeli Forces Arrest Four Palestinians in West Bank, Summons Three Others

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

HEBRON, August 21, 2014 – (WAFA) – Israeli forces arrested Thursday four Palestinians from across the West Bank as well as summoned three others for interrogation, said local witnesses.

Israeli forces raided Beit Ummar to the north of Hebron, where they arrested three Palestinians, aged 16, 51 and 25 years, after breaking into their homes. They also handed another Palestinian a notice to appear before the Israeli intelligence for interrogation.

They also broke into and ransacked several homes, blowing up their doors, which prompted clashes with the Palestinian residents. During the clashes, soldiers fired tear gas canisters at the residents and their homes. No Injuries were reported.

Meanwhile in Ramallah, Israeli troops broke into a house in Um Ash-Sharayet and arrested a Palestinian, who was imprisoned for 11 years in Israeli jails before being released in the Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange in 2011, according to the Palestinian Prisoners Society.

Meanwhile in Bethlehem district, Israeli troops raided Taqou‘ to the east of the city, where they handed two Palestinians, a father and his son, aged 17 and 41 years, notices to appear before the intelligence.

Source: WAFA