Israel Detains Six Palestinians in West Bank

TULKARM, January 10, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli forces’ routine detention campaigns launched against Palestinians continued on Sunday, where at least six Palestinians were detained mostly during predawn raids into the West Bank districts of Tulkarm, Hebron and Bethlehem, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) and security sources.

In Tulkarm district, in northern west Bank, military soldiers detained three Palestinians, including two brothers, after raiding and searching their homes. They were identified as Ayman Jazmawi, Ibrahim Akhras and his brother Sami.

Meanwhile, Israeli troops broke into the village of Nahalin, west of Bethlehem, where they detained two local Palestinians after raiding and searching their homes. They were identified as Ahmad M. Najajrah, 22, and Nassar A’, Najajrah, 21.

Army also broke into Takou, a nearby village, and summoned a local identified as Ahmad Hajahjeh, 31, for interrogation at Gush Etzion settlement bloc.

In the meantime, armed soldiers raided a fuel station at Hebron-Jerusalem road,  destroyed some contents, and seized the surveillance cameras installed on premises.

Army forces further checked the surveillance cameras of commercial stores located near the public hospital of the nearby Beit Jala town.

Meanwhile in Hebron, army detained local Munif A’mr, 20, while he was in the Old City neighborhood. He was taken to an unknown destination.

PPS noted that at least 36 Palestinians have been detained by the Israeli army during the past three days alone.