Israeli forces detain several in overnight West Bank raids
Published Tuesday 08/04/2014 (updated) 09/04/2014 11:18
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained several Palestinians in West Bank arrest raids early Tuesday, locals and an army spokeswoman said.
Witnesses told Ma'an that Israeli soldiers overnight detained a 16-year-old and five other Palestinian youths in the village of Silwad east of Ramallah.
In addition to the six arrests, Israeli soldiers issued summons for interrogation to several other young men, locals said.
An Israeli army spokeswoman said eight people were arrested in the West Bank overnight -- four southeast of Nablus, one southwest of Nablus, one in Bethlehem, and two in Hebron.