Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Israeli Forces Arrest 12 Palestinians, including 3 Released Prisoners in West Bank

WEST BANK, February 14, 2012 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Tuesday arrested three former Palestinian prisoners, released in the Gilad Shalit prisoners’ exchange swap between Israel and Hamas, in addition to eight more Palestinians from across the West bank, according to local and security sources.

Sources said that Israeli forces arrested two 19 year-old former prisoners from the town of Azzoun, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilya, after storming the town.

Forces also arrested another 30 yea- old released prisoner after raiding and conducting a search campaign in an area south of Hebron.

Sources said that forces locked the family members in one room, seizing an amount of money that was in the house, handcuffing and blindfolding two of Ahmad’s brothers for two hours as well as searching the house and tampering with its contents.

Spokesman of the National Committee against the Wall and settlement in Beit Ummar Mohammed Awad said that Israeli forces arrested a 17 year-old Palestinian from the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron.

Meanwhile, Israeli forces also arrested eight Palestinians from other parts of the West Bank without giving specific details.
Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA