Locals: Israeli forces detain 9 across West Bank
Published Monday 09/07/2012 (updated) 09/07/2012 21:44
RAMALLAH (Ma’an) -- Local officials said Israeli forces detained nine Palestinians throughout the West Bank overnight.
According to local police, Ahmad Hassan Abed Al Azziz Baarat and Mohammad Adel Gamaat, both aged 17, were seized from Kafr Malik town near Ramallah.
Israeli forces detained three Palestinian youth in Jenin, named as Mohammad Ghanem, 22, Sami Mohammad Ghanem 20, and Walid Ali Qasem Murtada, 22.
In Azzun, near Qalqiliya, soldiers detained Mohammad Samer Abu Haniyeh 20, and Imad Yasser Abed Al Kareem Hussien.
Meanwhile, Mohammad Mousa from Jannateh, near Bethlehem and Rabee Ayman Hassan Baker, 20, from Salfit, were also detained, officials said.
An Israeli military spokeswoman confirmed two detentions in Kafr Malik, but said she was only aware of two other arrests overnight, one Palestinian in Burqin near Jenin, and another in Al-Majd near Hebron.