4 Palestinians detained in predawn raids across West Bank

03:00 Mar 26 2016 al-Tur, Tubas, Beituniya, Beit Fajjar, Aida, Doha, Za'tara

by IMEMC News

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, searched homes and kidnapped eight Palestinians. The soldiers also summoned five Palestinians, from Bethlehem, for interrogation.

he soldiers invaded the at-Tour neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem, searched and ransacked many homes, and kidnapped four teenagers, identified as Abdullah Samer Abu Sbeitan, 17, Bassem Maher Sbeitani, 17, Siraj Odah Abu Sbeitan, 16, and Mahmoud Ahmad Abu al-Hawa, 17.

The army also invaded an area, west of Betunia town, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, and kidnapped two young men, identified as Omar Abu ar-Rob and Morad al-‘Ajjouri, after the soldiers stopped their car, and forced them out.

In the Tubas, the soldiers searched several homes and kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Ahmad Abu al-'Abda, and Mustafa Maslamani, 56.

It is worth mentioning that the soldiers also invaded the towns of Beit Fajjar, Doha, al-'Obeydiyya, and Aida refugee camp, in Bethlehem, in addition to Halhoul town, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron.

In Bethlehem, the soldiers summoned four Palestinians for interrogation in the Etzion military and security base.

Palestinian security sources said the summoned Mohammad Afeef Thawabta, 63, from Beit Fajjar, Mohammad Yousef Abu Srour, 29, and Daoud Jamal Radi, 25, from Aida refugee camp, Raed Mousa Da’amsa, 39, from Doha, and Mohammad Hasan al-Makhtoub, 21, from Za’tara.

On Friday evening, the soldiers broke into the home of Khaled Yahya Abu Shamla, in Ya'bad town, southwest of Jenin, occupied his rooftop before using it as a military tower and prevented the family from leaving their property.


BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Israeli forces on Saturday detained four Palestinians during predawn detention raids in the occupied West Bank, Israel’s army said.

An Israeli army spokesperson confirmed two Palestinians detained from Tubas and two from al-Ram. The spokesperson told Ma’an that weapons were confiscated from detainees in both locations.

A Ma’an reporter identified two detainees from Tubas as Ahmad Abu al-Aida and Hamed al-Maslaman. Omar Abu al-Rub and Murad al-Ajuri were also detained in western Beituniya near Ramallah.

The Palestinian towns of Beit Fajjar, al-Ubeidiya, al-Duha, Halhul and Aida refugee camp were also reportedly raided overnight.

Israeli military force have carried out a weekly average of 94 search and detention raids since the start of 2016, according to documentation by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Over 7,000 Palestinians are currently held in Israeli prisons, according to prisoners’ rights group Addameer.

Ahmad Abu al-Aida and Hamed al-Maslaman detained 3/26/2016
Omar Abu al-Rub and Murad al-Ajuri detained 3/26/2016
Abdullah Samer Abu Sbeitan, 17, Bassem Maher Sbeitani, 17, Siraj Odah Abu Sbeitan, 16, and Mahmoud Ahmad Abu al-Hawa, 17, detained 3/26/2016
Mohammad Afeef Thawabta, 63, summoned for interrogation 3/26/2016
Mohammad Yousef Abu Srour, 29, and Daoud Jamal Radi, 25, summoned for interrogation 3/26/2016
Raed Mousa Da’amsa, 39, summoned for interrogation 3/26/2016
Mohammad Hasan al-Makhtoub, 21, summoned for interrogation 3/26/2016
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