Israeli forces detain 8 Palestinians in West Bank raids
Published Wednesday 09/10/2013 (updated) 09/10/2013 12:43
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained eight Palestinians in the occupied West Bank overnight Tuesday, locals and Israel's army said.
Israeli forces raided the Nablus village of Tell and detained five people, witnesses told Ma'an.
Ten people were issued summons orders to report to Israeli intelligence headquarters in Huwwara military base.
Waleed Hassan Awad, Mahmoud Hassan Hindi, Sulaiman Hamas, Hamed Awad Ramadan and Issa Hamed Ramadan were identified as those detained.
An Israeli army spokeswoman said eight people were detained overnight, four in the Nablus area, three in Beit Awa, and one in Beit Ummar.
Israel's military routinely arrests Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, usually on the pretext of security questioning.