Israeli Forces Detain 12 Palestinians, Summon Two from West Bank Districts

HEBRON, August 6, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces early Thursday detained 12 Palestinians, including three minors, and summoned two others from several West Bank districts, said security sources and a local activist.

Israeli forces detained three Palestinians from the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The detainees were identified as Ahmad Abu ‘Aisha, 23, ‘Ali al-Julani, 23, and ‘Ubada al-Hashlamun, 22.

Forces also raided Beit Ummar town to the north of the city, where they proceeded to detain again two Palestinians after breaking into and ransacking several houses, said Coordinator of the Popular Committee against Wall and Settlement Muhammad ‘Awad.

The two detainees were identified by ‘Awad as Nadim Ikhlail, 24, and Muhammad As-Salibi, 21, both of whom had been detained in Israeli prisons, bringing the total number of Palestinians who have been detained from this town since the first of August to eight.

Meanwhile in East Jerusalem, police detained a Palestinian minor from the old city neighborhood of Bab Hatta. The detainee was identified as Ahmad Ash-Shawish.

Police also detained two other Palestinian minors from Beit Hanina town to the north of the city. The detainees were identified as Muhammad Baibars and Nour Kustero.

Meanwhile in Nablus district, forces detained three Palestinians during predawn raids into several towns and villages, according to Chairman of Palestine Prisoners’ Club (PPC) in Nablus Ra’ed ‘Amer.

Forces raided Beit Wazan village to the west of the city, where they detained a Palestinian identified as Ahmad Abu ‘Aisha.

They also raided Bita town to the southeast of the city, where they detained a Palestinian identified as Muhammad Ma‘la.

Israeli soldiers raided ‘Asira Ash-Shamaliya town to the north of the city, where they detained a Palestinian identified as Rami Rawajba.

In the meantime in Jenin district, forces raided Qabatiya town to the south of the city, where they detained a Palestinian after storming and ransacking several houses, including his family’s. The detainee was identified as Hussein Samadi, 27.

Forces also summoned two other Palestinians during the predawn raid into the town.

‘Imad Kmail was handed a notice to turn himself to Israeli intelligence in Salem detention and interrogation center. His laptop was seized during the raid.

Another Palestinian identified as Taher ‘Alawneh, 28, was given three hours to turn himself to intelligence.

Forces also broke and wrecked havoc into several other houses. One homeowner was identified as Kamal Abu Zeid.

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