HEBRON, June 8, 2015 (WAFA) – At least eight Palestinians were arrested on Monday by Israeli army and police in the West Bank districts, according to local and security sources.
An Israeli army force stormed the city of Hebron in southern West Bank, where they arrested two local residents identified as Tareq Salhab and Nizar Salhab.
Army further stormed the nearby town of Samu and arrested an elderly identified as Hassan Daghameen, after raiding and searching his house.
Meanwhile, forces arrested two Palestinians from Hebron’s Surif and Deir al-Asal areas. They were identified as university student Jihad Baradiyeh, and 28-year-old Rami al-Shawamrewh, respectively.
In the meantime, the army broke into the village of Hosan, west of Bethlehem, and arrested 22-year-old Ibrahim Shosheh.
Army also stormed the town of Asira Shalaliya, north of Nablus, and arrested Makeen Saadeh, 22, after raiding his house.
In Ramallah, army stormed the village of Silwad to the east and raided a number of houses, interrogating their residents; however, no arrests were made.
Meanwhile, Israeli police arrested a girl while she was visiting her father, who is detained in Israeli Negev jail. The girl, Sumaia, was visiting her father Abdullah Gunaimant from Hebron – who is serving a life sentence in Israeli jails – when police arrested her, an attorney with the Palestinian Prisoner’s Club (PPC) told WAFA.
In the meantime, special undercover Israeli force at predawn Monday cordoned off a public hospital in Beit Jala, near Bethlehem, in an attempt to arrest two local residents who were wounded during confrontations with the army last night, according to security sources.
Motasem Shweki, 21, and Mahmoud Shweki, 18, were injured last night in the shoulder and thigh bone respectively during confrontations that broke out at the DCO checkpoint at the entrance of Beit Jala town. They were transferred to the town’s public hospital.
Forces withdrew from the area without making any arrests.