Israeli forces arrest 6 in West Bank

03:00 Jan 30 2013 Sura, Qabatiya, Bethlehem, al-Khader

NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces arrested six people in the West Bank overnight Tuesday, locals and Israel's army said.

Muhanad Abu Hussien, 29, Mutasim Abu Hussien, 28, and Ala Abdullah, 30, were detained in the Nablus village of Sura, locals told Ma'an.

An Israeli army spokeswoman said six people were arrested, three in Sura, one in Qabatiya, one in Bethlehem and one in al-Khader.


WEST BANK, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnapped last night and at dawn Wednesday 10 Palestinians, mostly during raids on homes in different West Bank areas, according to Israeli and Palestinian media sources.

The sources stated that the detention campaigns took place in villages and towns of Nablus, Jenin, Ramallah and Al-Khalil.

Among the detainees was a Palestinian mother from Arraba village in Jenin and she was detained during her visit to her son in jail.

For her part, Palestinian activist Wafa Abu Galmi reported that a large number of Israeli soldiers stormed at dawn Al-Ein refugee camp in Nablus and kidnapped two young men during violent raids on homes.

Several homes were also raided in Sarra village in Nablus without any reported arrests.

In Al-Khalil, the IOF reportedly stormed different neighborhoods in Dura town at dawn without any reports yet about raids on homes there.

In an earlier incident on Tuesday, the IOF stormed homes in Al-Khalil city and Beit Ummar town to the north and took two Palestinians in chain to an unknown place.

In Nablus, a Palestinian young man was also taken prisoner near Shavei Shomron settlement to the west of the city. The IOF claimed he infiltrated into the settlement.

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