Israeli forces detain 12 Palestinians across West Bank

03:00 Oct 29 2014 Jaba, Qabatiya, Mevo Dotan checkpoint, Yabad, Agraba, Silwan, al-Bustan

JENIN (Ma'an) – Israeli troops detained eight Palestinian men from the Jenin district in the northern West Bank Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, the prisoner's society in Jenin reported.

In a statement, the Jenin branch said Israeli forces carried out a predawn detention campaign in the town of Qabatiya and detained 20-year-old Tariq Yahya Abu al-Rub, 22-year-old Usayd Ibrahim Zakarna and 53-year-old Faysal Ibrahim Sabaanah.

An Israeli military spokesman confirmed those arrests.

Separately, Israeli forces raided the town of Jaba overnight and detained Muhammad Hasan Khaliliya, his brother Mahmoud and Nayif Mahmoud Hamamra, the group said.

It added that Israeli soldiers detained two Palestinian men on Tuesday evening as they tried to pass through Mevo Dotan checkpoint. They were identified as Bilal Ahmad Sharqawi and Ahmad Mazin Turkman.

by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Wednesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and occupied East Jerusalem, after storming various communities and searching homes. Soldiers also demolished a cave used by a family in Jerusalem after the army demolished their home.

Media sources in Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank, said dozens of soldiers invaded a number of towns, south of the city, and kidnapped eight young Palestinian men, after ransacking their homes.

The sources said the army kidnapped Bilal Ahmad Sharqawi and Ahmad Mazen Turkman, from Ya’bad town, after stopping them at a nearby roadblock.

Also in Ya’bad, soldiers detained two brothers identified as ‘Aref and Jamil Mohammad Abu Salah, and interrogated them for several hours before releasing them.

Soldiers also invaded Qabatia town, and kidnapped three Palestinians after ransacking their home.

The three have been identified as Faisal Ibrahim Saba’na, 53, Tareq Yahya Abu ar-Rob, 20, and Aseed Ibrahim Zakarna, 22.

In Jaba’ nearby town, soldiers kidnapped Mahmoud Mustafa Khaliliyya, 35, his brother Mohammad, 45, and Mahmoud Nayef Maharma, 30, after storming their homes and a workshop they worked at, and confiscated motorcycles and spare parts.

Several military vehicles also invaded the town of ‘Aqraba, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and kidnapped Sameh Ghaleb Jaber, 31, after storming his home and searching it.

In occupied Jerusalem, soldiers demolished the entrance of a cave, used by a Palestinian family that Israeli demolished its home, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

The soldiers also kidnapped Khaled and Fahmi az-Zeer, who lived with their families in the caves, and violently assaulted them causing various injuries.

In addition, soldiers and the police surrounded al-‘Abbasiyya and al-Bustan areas, and kidnapped one resident identified as Morad Gheith, before taking him to an interrogation center in the city.

On Tuesday evening, four Palestinians have been injured by Israeli army fire, on Tuesday evening, in Ya’bad town, south of Jenin; one of the wounded suffered a serious injury. See this article

Muhammad Hasan Khaliliya, his brother, Mahmoud, and Nayif Mahmoud Hamamra detained Oct 29, 2014
Tariq Yahya Abu al-Rub, Usayd Ibrahim Zakarna, Faysal Ibrahim Sabaanah detained Oct 29, 2014
Bilal Ahmad Sharqawi, Ahmad Mazin Turkman detained Oct 29, 2014
Aref and Jamil Mohammad Abu Salah detained Oct 29, 2014, and released.
Sameh Ghaleb Jaber detained Oct 29, 2014
Khaled and Fahmi az-Zeer detained Oct 29, 2014
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