Palestinians seized in West Bank raids
Published Wednesday 21/08/2013 (updated) 22/08/2013 13:46
BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Israeli forces early Wednesday raided al-Duheisha refugee camp and Doha village in the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem and arrested two Palestinians.
Security officials said Israeli forces fired tear-gas canisters at homes in the camp and detained Ahmad Mohammad Abu Arafeh, 17, after raiding his house in the camp. They also detained Anas Adnan Yahya Malsh, 21, after raiding his house in Doha.
Karam Abed Rabu, 21, was injured in clashes in the camp and transferred to Beit Jala hospital for a foot wound.
Israeli forces also entered Bethlehem and nearby Beit Sahour. No arrests were reported.
In Nablus, Israeli forces detained three men from Balata refugee camp.
Locals told Ma’an that forces invaded Balata camp and ransacked several houses before detaining Abdul Jalil Qatab, 21, Yazan Ishtaye, 16, Ahmad Hashash, 16.
An Israeli army spokeswoman confirmed two arrests northwest of Ramallah, one in Bethlehem, and one in al-Duheisha refugee camp.