Israeli forces detain 3 Palestinians near Nablus
Published Sunday 14/08/2011 (updated) 18/08/2011 10:08
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained three Palestinians from Balata in the northern West Bank before dawn Sunday, witnesses and the army said.
Witnesses said Israeli soldiers entered Balata, east of Nablus, at 2 a.m. and ransacked several homes before detaining three men.
Locals identified those detained as Saber Salman, Jabr Jiaan and Thaer Masoud.
An Israeli military spokeswoman said three men were detained near Nablus overnight.