6 Palestinians arrested overnight as search for kidnapped teens continues
ByYaakov Lappin
30 June 2014 08:16
Searches for the abducted youths continue to be focused in north Hebron as IDF forces make arrests overnight, 5 of whom are Hamas members.
West Bank

IDF soldier on patrol in Hebron, June 18, 2014.. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)

Security forces arrested six Palestinian suspects in the West Bank overnight between Sunday and Monday, five them Hamas members.

Five of the suspects were arrested in the Judea region and one in Binyamin.



Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.



The arrests were made as part of the intelligence investigation into the location of the three abducted Israeli youths, a senior security source said.

"A number of forensic tests have been carried out too," the source said.

Minor, localized clashes with army forces occurred in Beitunia, Jayous, and Khader. "As we've assessed, the Ramadan is not a barrier [to operations]," said the source. "We are adapting the activity in all aspects linked to easing conditions [on the general Palestinian population]," he added.

The first Friday this week of Ramadan will form a significant test, according to the source.

Searches for the abducted youths continue to be focused in north Hebron.
Relevant to your professional network? Please share on Linkedin

Tags:
  • Israel
  • jewish
  • shaar hanegev
  • kidnapping in israel
  • Prev Article
    Peres to UN: 'It's your responsibility to cry out on behalf of kidnapped boys'
    President Peres
    air strike
    Hamas says one of its operatives killed in IAF strike on Sunday
    Next Article
    Share this article via
    from around the web
    Related Content
    Abu Ubaida
    28 August 2014
    Media are Hamas’s main strategic weapons, says visiting US historian

    By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

    Top Stories
    Israel Weather
    • 6 - 20
      Beer Sheva
      9 - 20
      Tel Aviv - Yafo
    • 6 - 14
      Jerusalem
      7 - 17
      Haifa
    • 12 - 23
      Elat
      10 - 19
      Tiberias