WEST BANK, April 5, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli army Sunday arrested five Palestinians during predawn and night raids in the districts of Hebron, Tulkarm and Bethlehem, according to local and security sources.
In the city of Tulkarm, Israeli army units stormed an orphanage during late night hours, where they arrested 18-year-old Ibrahim Salmi. The orphanage shelters about 50 male and female orphans.
In the meantime, army broke into Bethlehem and the nearby Dehesha refugee camp, where they arrested Ahmad Hureimi, 25, and Rabee Sharmouk, 33.
The incursion into the camp provoked confrontations with local residents, during which army fired teargas canisters, causing multiple cases of suffocation.
Meanwhile, army forces broke into Hebron, in the southern West Bank, and arrested Kamal Husseini, 25, after raiding and searching his family home. The forces also stormed another house and arrested Baraa Dofash, 22, and physically assaulted his brother, reported a security source.
The army also stormed a home near the illegal settlement of ‘Kiryat Arba’, and notified the residents about an army order to transfer the house into a military base.
Israeli soldiers broke into nearby Bani Na’im and transferred a house into a military barrack for hours.