Israel Arrests 12 Palestinians in West Bank, Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, November 26, 2014 (WAFA) – At least 12 Palestinians Wednesday were arrested, including a woman, during predawn raids by the Israeli army and police in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, according to local and security sources.

In Jerusalem, Israeli police arrested four Palestinians, including a young woman. She was identified as Amani Mughrabi, a resident of the Jerusalem neighborhood of al-Tur. Sources said Mughrabi was beat up by police officers before she was arrested. Two of the other four were identified as Anas Dabash and Mahdi Attoun.

Meanwhile in Bethlehem, army forces stormed the village of Wadi Fukin, west of the city, and arrested Majd Manasra, 18, Kareem Assaf, 19, and Ibrahim Manasra, 17, after raiding and searching their families’ houses.

In the meantime, army forces stormed al-Fawwar refugee camp, to the north of Hebron, and arrested three Palestinians. They were identified as Rajeh Ajarmeh, 42, Alaa Ballas, 23, and Wesam Abdullah, 26.

Forces also set a checkpoint south of Hebron city, searching vehicles and checking identity cards of drivers and passengers.

Two other Palestinians were arrested in the Ramallah area. They were identified as Huessein Abu Kweik and Fayez Abu Warda.