Israeli Forces Detain Ten Palestinians from West Bank Districts

RAMALLAH, July15, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli army detained overnight six Palestinians from across the West Bank, whereas Israeli police assaulted and arrested four family members during an arrest and search operation  in East Jerusalem, said security sources.

Israeli police raided early morning the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Ath-Thuri, in search of Amjad Idreis, 20, provoking clashes with local residents.

Police physically assaulted and detained four young men. They were identified as Amjad, 20, Talab, Zakariya and Ahmad Idreis.

Meanwhile, forces detained six other Palestinians during raids into the East Jerusalem town of Hizma, the Bethlehem town of Nahhalin and the Hebron town of Tarqumia after breaking into and ransacking their homes purportedly for being affiliated to Hamas faction.

One detainee was identified as ‘Abdul-Kareem Shakarna, 20, from Nahhalin.

Sources said that forces stationed on a military checkpoint near Qalqiliya stopped and detained a Palestinian young man identified as Ahmad N‘irat, a resident of the Jenin village of Meithalun.