Israel Forces Arrest Palestinian Youth West of Jenin

JENIN, March 7, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Saturday arrested a Palestinian youth from the village of al-Hashmiyeh to the West of Jenin, according to security sources.

Soldiers stationed at a surprise flying military checkpoint near the village, arrested Kamal Hamran while he attempted to cross the checkpoint to reach his workplace.

Forces also stormed several towns and villages in the Jenin district, placing surprise checkpoints at their entrances and launching massive combing operations, yet no injuries were reported.

Meanwhile, two Palestinian fishermen were arrested, while one succumbed to wounds he sustained early Saturday after Israeli navy attacked fishermen sailing within the allowed fishing zone.