Israeli forces apprehend 7 Palestinians in West Bank
Published Monday 23/01/2012 (updated) 23/01/2012 10:51
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) – Israeli forces apprehended nine young Palestinian men across the West Bank overnight, according to the Israeli army and Palestinian officials.
A report from the Palestinian police said Israeli forces raided Balata refugee camp near Nablus and detained Yousif Sharayaa after ransacking his home.
In Anabta, near Tulkarem, soldiers arrested five people, police said. They were identified as 20-year-old Muhammad Mustafa Abdul-Raziq, 20-year-old Eyhab Muhammad Rashid, 27-year-old Muhammad Ahmad Noor, 23-year-old Hani Tayseer Abdul-Dayim, and 24-year-old Raslan Mahmoud Noor.
Israel's army said six were arrested in Anabta.
In Husan, near Bethlehem, soldiers detained 22-year-old Ali Abdul-Wahhab Hamamrah.
An Israeli army spokeswoman said that two people were arrested in Marka, near Jenin, along with the others in Husan and Anabta villages. She said they were taken for investigation.
On Saturday Israeli forces ransacked the office of a Palestinian community center in Hebron and arrested the coordinator of a local coalition group.
Issa Amr, leader of a group called Youth Against Settlements, was blindfolded and detained.