Israeli forces detain 7 in overnight arrest raids
Published Tuesday 20/08/2013 (updated) 21/08/2013 12:46
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained seven people overnight Monday, locals and Israel's army said.
Muhammad Maysar Ayyub, 20, Naji Mustafa Tabouq, 22, and Imad Fathi Satami, 23, were arrested after Israeli forces raided the Ras el-Ein neighborhood in Nablus, locals said.
Dozens of young men hurled stones and empty bottles at soldiers during the arrest raid. Israeli soldiers responded with tear gas and stun grenades.
No injuries were reported.
Yasser Mohammad Banat, 28, and Mohammad Izhaq Banat, 28, were detained in el-Arrub refugee camp and Anwar Muhammad Khamis, 21, was arrested in Beit Ummar, locals told Ma'an.
An Israeli army spokesman said seven people were detained overnight, three in Nablus, two in el-Arrub, one in Qalandia, and one in Jenin.