Israeli Forces Detain Six Palestinians, Summon Another from West Bank Districts

JENIN, August 10, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces early Monday detained six Palestinians and summoned another from West Bank districts, said security sources.

Israeli forces raided the Jenin city neighborhoods of Jabal Abu Dhuheir and al-Marah, where they proceeded to break into several homes and interrogate their homeowners.

Two of the interrogated homeowners were identified as Muhammad An-Nasra and his son, Hani.

During the pre-dawn raid, forces detained four Palestinians identified as Jehad ‘Arqawi, 26, Ahmad Khalaf, 25, Yahya Najm, 19, and ‘Awad al-Jamal, 24.

Meanwhile in Jerusalem, police detained a Palestinian after breaking into and ransacking his house in Beit Hanina town. The detainee was identified as Wisam Kastiro.

In the meantime in Hebron district, forces detained a Palestinian after breaking into and ransacking his house in Bani Na‘im town to the east of the city. The detainee was identified as Walid Ziadat.

Israeli forces also raided several Hebron neighborhoods and set up roadblocks at the entrances of Sa‘ir and Halhul to the north of the city, where they stopped and examined Palestinian registered vehicles travelling along the way, interrogated passengers and inspected their ID cards.

In the meantime in Bethlehem district, forces summoned a Palestinian from Ad-Duheisha refugee camp, south of the city. Karam ‘Abed-Rabbu was handed a notice summoning him to appear before Israeli intelligence in the Gush Etzion interrogation and detention center.

The raid sparked clashes with Palestinian local youths. Armed Israeli settlers fired tear gas canisters and stun grenades at local youths [who hurled stones and empty glass bottles at them[, causing several to suffocate.