Israeli forces arrest 6 Palestinians in overnight West Bank raids
Published Sunday 20/04/2014 (updated) 22/04/2014 12:36
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained six Palestinians in overnight arrest raids across the West Bank early Sunday.
Locals told Ma'an Israeli forces early Sunday detained a Palestinian man from his home in the Salfit district, southeast of Qalqiliya.
Israeli troops raided the village of Kafr al-Deik and ransacked the home of 33-year-old Alaa Saleh Aqil before detaining him.
During the raid, soldiers physically assaulted Aqil and damaged the interior of his house, witnesses said.
Additionally, Palestinian security sources told Ma'an that Israeli forces stormed Jenin refugee camp and detained two Palestinian youths.
Six military vehicles stormed the camp and soldiers ransacked several homes before detaining 19-year-old Muhammad Ahmad al-Husari and 20-year-old Saad Subhi Breghith.
An Israeli army spokesman confirmed the detentions in Jenin and southeast of Qalqiliya.
She also told Ma'an that Israeli forces had detained three Palestinians elsewhere in West Bank as well, including one south of Bethlehem, one in Hebron, and one in Jericho.