Israeli forces detain 9 Palestinians in Hebron district, four others across West Bank

03:00 Feb 26 2014 Halhoul,Jaba, Aida, Bethlehem, Tubas

HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained nine Palestinian men in Hebron and the nearby village of Halhul overnight, locals said.

Locals told Ma'an that Israeli troops raided Hebron and detained Nidal Wahid al-Haddad, Muhammad Jamal al-Tukruri, and Mahmoud Saadi Zamarah.

Seperately, Israeli soldiers raided Halhul north of Hebron late Tuesday and ransacked several homes, detaining Muhammad Ayid Khalil Sada, 16, Imad Muhammad Ali Sada, 24, Muhammad Bilal Issa Sada, 20, Majd Khader Abu Rayyan, 20, Muhammad Omar Qashqish, 26, and 22-year-old Ahmad Majid Sada.

A Molotov cocktail was fired at an Israeli military patrol in eastern Hebron late Tuesday, a Ma'an reporter added.

An Israeli military spokeswoman said she only knew of one arrest made by the army in the Hebron district overnight, but said it was possible that the Israeli police arrested others.

She added that one Palestinian was arrested by the army in Jaba near Ramallah, one in Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem, one in Bethlehem, and two in Tubas.

An Israeli police spokesman did not answer calls seeking comment.

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