[Monday December 30, 2013] Israeli forces have arrested six Palestinians in the West Bank cities of Hebron and Bethlehem, in addition to four others from Jerusalem, according to security sources, the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported.Sources say that Israeli forces raided several areas in Hebron, searched a number of homes before arresting five Palestinians; a 12-year-old minor was detained for a couple of hours, before being released.

Meanwhile, two Palestinians from Hebron were served with summonses to appear before Israeli Intelligence.

Israeli forces arrested 22-year-old Atef al-Kamel, in central Bethlehem, after raiding and searching his house.

Forces confiscated al-Kamel’s laptop and severely beat his uncle during the arrest, pushing him down the stairs and causing a severe fracture in his hand, in addition to several bruises throughout his body. He was transferred to the hospital for surgery on his hand.

Israeli special police units arrested four Palestinians from the Jerusalem area, including three minors between the ages of 6 and 8, from the yards of Al-Aqsa Mosque.