Israel Arrests 7 in West Bank, Jerusalem

CLASHES BETWEEN ISRAELI SECURITY FORCES AND PALESTINIAN PROTESTERS NEAR THE WEST BANK VILLAGE OF BITDUKU

HEBRON, August 3, 2014 (WAFA) – Israeli forces on Sunday arrested five Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Hebron and Bethlehem, in addition to two others in Jerusalem, while handed summons to a youth to appear for interrogation, according to local and security sources.

Israeli army arrested a Palestinian, 43, from Hebron while he was passing through ‘Container’ checkpoint, to the south of Jerusalem.

Meanwhile, army forces stormed the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, in the predawn hours, where they raided and searched several homes, shot stun grenades and tear gas canisters towards the residents, and arrested two youngsters, ages 21 and 23.

In the meantime, army broke through the village of Nahalin, to the west of Bethlehem, and arrested two teenagers, 17 and 18, after raiding and searching their houses. Army also handed summons to a youth, 25, in the village to appear for interrogation at a nearby military outpost.

Furthermore, Israeli police and intelligence in Jerusalem arrested two Palestinian residents after raiding their houses. They were taken to a nearby interrogation center.

 

Source: WAFA