Israeli forces detain 2 young men in Beit Ummar
Published Tuesday 17/09/2013 21:56
HEBRON (Ma’an) – Israeli forces raided the southern West Bank town of Beit Ummar in the Hebronarea early on Tuesday morning and detained two young men, a local spokesman said.
Muhammad Ayyad Awad, a spokesman of the local Beit Ummar committee against settlements, told Ma’an that Israeli troops ransacked the home of Yousif Hasan Ikhlayyil and detained his son Aktham, 21.
Awad highlighted that Aktham had served four years in Israeli custody. His brother Ahmad had served four and a half years and had been detained again seven months ago without trial.
Separately, Israeli forces raided the home of Hisham Abu Mariyya and detained his 17-year-old son Zein.
An Israeli military spokeswoman confirmed seven arrests across the occupied West Bank including two in Beit Ummar.