Israeli Forces Detain Four Palestinians in West Bank

Bethlehem, – Israeli forces on Thursday detained four Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Bethlehem, Jenin, and Hebron, according to local and security sources. In Bethlehem, south of the West Bank, Israeli forces stormed the city at midnight and detained two locals, after raiding and searching their homes, Palestinian news agency (WAFA) reported.

During the Israeli offensive in Bethlehem, Israeli soldiers raided a blacksmith in the city and seized its content, according to security sources. Meanwhile in Jenin, Israeli troops broke into the town of Qabatiya and raided the family house of Sari Abu Gherab, a Palestinian who was shot dead by the Israeli army near Nablus yesterday.

Abu Gherab’s father told WAFA that dozens of Israeli soldiers accompanied by an intelligence officer savagely raided his house at midnight and interrogated him.

The Israeli offensive in Qabatiya provoked clashes between the Israeli army and local youths, during which at least one Palestinian was reportedly injured.

In the meantime, Israeli police detained a Palestinian youth from Yatta, near Hebron, while he was in Israel to seek work.

Source: Qatar News Agency