Hamas media sources reported on Friday that Palestinian security forces, loyal to Fateh movement in the West Bank, arrested on Thursday five Hamas members in several areas in the West Bank.In the northern West Bank city of Nablus, security forces arrested sheikh Mousa Al Kharraz and Shaher Bashoun. Both received orders to head to a security center in Nablus for questioning and were arrested there.

In Al Ein refugee camp in Nablus, security forces arrested Amer Younis after breaking into his home. This is the second time Younis is arrested by P.A security forces, Hamas sources said.

Hamas sources added that the Palestinian Security Forces issued an order for Samah Shawkat Al Nadi to head to a security center for questioning. Al Nadi is the wife of Raed Al Nadi who is currently detained by Israel.

Security forces repeatedly broke into the house of Al Nadi in order to search for weapons.

In Salfit district, security personnel arrested Sheikh Abdul-Rahman Al Qazq after breaking into his home.

In Jenin district, security forces arrested Saqer Ahmad from Raya village, east of Jenin.

Moreover, Hamas said that the Palestinian security forces are still holding captive Mohammad Al Katkoot for the sixty-sixth day. Al Katkoot is a member of the Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas and is wanted by the Israeli security.