Israeli forces arrest Palestinian man near Qalqiliya
Published Thursday 16/01/2014 (updated) 18/01/2014 11:52
QALQILIYA (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces on Thursday arrested a Palestinian man in a village east of Qalqiliya.
Witnesses said that Hamid Zaki Hamid Badwan, 22, was detained at a checkpoint south of the village of Azzun.
Badwan, who works as a firetruck driver, is the fourteenth person to have been arrested in the village in the last two days, locals said.
An Israeli army spokeswoman did not immediately return calls seeking comment.
The internationally recognized Palestinian territories of which the West Bank and East Jerusalem form a part have been occupied by the Israeli military since 1967.