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15 Palestinians Arrested from Gaza Strip and West Bank

author Wednesday June 06, 2012 13:00author by Sarah Snobar - IMEMC & agencies Report post

15 Palestinians were arrested from both the West Bank and Gaza strip on Wednesday the Wafa News Agency has reported.


Sources said that a resident of Jenin, Tariq ‘Aweis, was arrested after Israeli forces raided his home.

Three fishermen were arrested in Gaza after Israeli navy boats intercepted their fishing boat. The men were moved to an unknown location.

Five Palestinians were arrested from Khirbet Tana, an area east of Nablus, after the area was besieged by armed settlers for hours, according to Ghassan Daghlas, who is in charge of settlement files at the PLO in the northern part of the West Bank.

Residents of the village al-Fandaqumiya in Jenin were interrogated and their houses raided by Israeli forces.

Two Palestinians were arrested from east of Tulkarem where Israeli forces stormed Nour Shams refugee camp and the neighborhood of Thinnaba. Forces also raided the two Palestinian’s homes and confiscated a number of computers. Another Palestinian was attacked and left injured by Israeli forces.

No details were given regarding the arrest of another four Palestinians from the West Bank.

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