Israeli Forces Detain Six Palestinians, Shoot Youth in Nablus

HEBRON, May 7, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces detained early Thursday six Palestinians, including three minors, and shot and injured another one in the West Bank district of Nablus, said security sources.

In Hebron area, Israeli forces raided al-‘Arroub refugee camp to the north of the city, where they proceeded to detain two minor Palestinians after breaking into and ransacking their homes. The detainees were identified as ‘Izz Ad-Din Abu Sel, 17, and Muhammad al-Badawi, 17.

They also raided Beit Ummar town to the north of the city, where they detained a Palestinian after breaking into and tampering with the contents of his house. He was identified as Muhammad ‘Aadi.

Two other Palestinians, including a minor, were detained by Israeli soldiers in the vicinity of the Ibrahimi Mosque, also known as the Cave of the Patriarchs, in the Old City of Hebron. The detainees were identified as Mousa, 19, and Muhannad Ahmad, 17.

Meanwhile in Nablus district, undercover forces followed by soldiers stormed al-Far‘a refugee camp to the north of the city, where they detained Ahmad Sawalma, 48.

During the raid, forces opened fire on a Palestinian young man, injuring him in his back.

Rabi‘ Mubarak, 22, was admitted into Rafidya Hospital for medical treatment.

In the meantime in Bethlehem district, forces stormed Beit Sahour, where they proceeded to break into and ransack a Palestinian house.

The owner of the house was identified as Ra’fat Kosta Issa. Nobody was reportedly detained or injured during the raid.