WEST BANK, May 11, 2015 (WAFA) – At least 12 Palestinians were arrested by the Israeli army on Monday during predawn and night raids across the West Bank districts, according to media sources.
Most of the arrests concentrated in al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, where five local residents were arrested by the Israeli army during a predawn raid, according to Quds News Network, the largest youth-run news network in Palestine.
Meanwhile, forces arrested a Palestinian at a flying checkpoint set up at the western entrance of the town of Silwad to the east of Ramallah. He was identified as Haytham Ayyad, 25.
Forces further stopped and searched passing Palestinian-registered vehicles, inspecting passengers identify cards.
The five were identified as brothers Mahmoud and Ahed Tirawi, and Ahmad Tayseer Kaka, in addition to two more brothers identified as Ahmad and Osama Desk.
Army forces also arrested two other Palestinians in al-Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in addition to two others in Qalqilia and Bethlehem. The detainees’ names were not revealed by the source.
An army force also broke into Qalandia refugee camp, north of Jerusalem, and arrested a local resident, identified as Mohammad Zahran.
In the meantime, the army stormed the towns of Qabatia and Shuhada in Jenin district, in northern West Bank, and notified three local residents to appear for interrogation before the Israeli intelligence.
Faiz Mohammad, 23, from the village of Tura al-Gharbiyya to the southwest of Jenin, was also arrested at a gate in the Apartheid Wall, built illegally on Palestinian land.