RAMALLAH (The Inside Palestine) – Israeli occupation forces today detained six Palestinians and assaulted two others in raids across the West Bank, according to Palestinian security sources.
They said that Israeli forces rounded up three Palestinians in multiple raids across the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem.
One of the detainees was identified as a 62-year-old man from Hindaza village, southeast of Bethlehem, another as a resident of al-Fureidis village, east of Bethlehem, and the other as a resident of the city.
While in Hindaza, the Israeli soldiers ransacked several houses and beat up two residents. They also broke into and searched a money exchange shop in Bethlehem city.
Meanwhile, Israeli soldiers detained a 21-year-old girl after stopping her at a checkpoint near Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron city.
The detainee is a resident of the town and a student enrolled in the Hebron University.
In the meantime, director of the Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS) Office in Jenin Muntaser Samour said that two Palestinians from Jenin city were detained; one as he attempted to cross a military checkpoint near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarm and the other while being inside Israel.