Israeli forces detain 6 across West Bank
Published Sunday 01/09/2013 (updated) 01/09/2013 21:24
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HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained six Palestinians in the West Bank overnight Saturday, locals and Israel's army said.
An Israeli force of 150 soldiers and 22 military vehicles raided Beit Ummar, witnesses said.
Rashid Awad, 18, was detained after being blindfolded by Israeli troops together with his brother Issa, 23.
Local villagers threw stones and empty bottles at Israeli forces, who responded with tear gas canisters and sound bombs.
An Israeli army spokeswoman told Ma'an that six people were detained overnight, three in Qalqiliya, one in Ramallah, and two in Beit Ummar.