Saturday morning, Israeli soldiers arrested ten residents, including two women, after invading four villages near Hebron, and al-Fawwar refugee camp.

The WAFA news agency reported that soldiers, supported by armored vehicles, invaded the villages of Surif, Beit Kamil, Doura, Kharas and al-Fawwar refugee camp in the West Bank city of Hebron.

Dozens of residents were detained and interrogated for several hours after soldiers broke into homes and conducted military searches, damage reported.

Amjad al-Najjar, head of the Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society reported that most of the arrested residents are members of the Islamic Jihad.

Al-Najjar stated that soldiers the two arrested women were identified as Suhad Awadallah al-Heeh, 25, from Surif, and Ghuzlan Suleiman Hajja, 25, from Doura.

Also, soldiers arrested Khalil Ahmad al-Asafra, 29, from Beit Kamil, Tha’er Aziz Halahla, 23 from Kharas, Mohammad Atallah al-Teety, 22, Abdul-Karim Ibrahim al-Oweiwi, 22, Mohammad Ibrahim abu Warda, 21, Ya’coub Hasan Issa, 20, Ahmad Majed Al-Teety, 19, and Ibrahim Abdul-Qader al-Bayedh, all from al-Fawwar refugee camp.    


Al-Najjar said that these arrests and the repeated invasions are considered direct violations to truce talks and all efforts to bring calm to the area.

“These acts are provocative, with very dangerous effects, the army is trying to increase tension in the Palestinian areas by carrying out repeated invasions and continuous arrests”, al-Najjar added.