Israeli forces make multiple arrests in the West Bank

by Maan News: 17 December 2012

Israeli soldiers pictured arresting a man in Nablus.(MaanImages/file)
RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli forces detained 10 people across the West Bank overnight Sunday, locals and Israel’s army said.

Four men were detained in the Ramallah village of Beit Rima, locals said, with clashes breaking out following the arrest of Ibrahim, Firas and Muhammad Rimawi.

Another man was injured while being detained and taken to hospital for treatment, witnesses said.

Israeli forces also raided several areas in Nablus, arresting five people, locals said.

The headmaster of a secondary school in Balata camp, Farid al-Museimi, 47, was arrested by soldiers in his home. Soldiers also detained a Palestinian security officer Baha Jamil Mahamid, 22.

Saddam Raghib Salah, 20, Diyaa Abdul-Fattah Salah, 21, and Mahdi al-Shafi were also arrested in nearby areas of Nablus.

Abdul-Hakim Muhammad Awada Tamimi, 27, was arrested in the village of Nabi Saleh.

An Israeli army spokeswoman said eight people were arrested overnight, including five in the Nablus area, one in Ramallah, one south of Bethlehem and one in Tubas.

Israeli Occupation Forces invade Beit Rima and Nabi Saleh, arrest 7 residents.

Israeli Occupation Forces invaded the neighbouring villages of Beit Rima and Nabi Saleh in the early hours of 17 December.  At least 7 people were arrested from both village.   Arrested residents in Nabi Saleh included Abed Al-Hakeem and his brother Ta’meen Al-Tamimi.   During the invasion of Beit Rima, the Israeli Occuption Forces surrounded the olive oil factory and demanded everyone go outside.    The previous evening, the Israeli military and settlers from the illegal Israeli colony of Halamish cut electricity to Nabi Saleh the night.

 

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Above: Israeli military invade Beit Rima

Nabi Saleh youth attempt to repel Israeli military invasion.

Video by Bilal Tamimi