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Israel imposes military closure on Beita and arrests two young men

Aug. 14, 2008 9:15 A.M. (Updated: Aug. 14, 2008 9:15 A.M.)
Nablus - Ma'an - Brothers arrested as Israeli forces impose a military closure on the village of Beita south of Nablus.

Local Palestinian sources told Ma'an that dozens of Israeli soldiers stormed Beita, and erected several checkpoints at the enterance to the village and its western access point. The soldiers declared a military closure of the area.

Those arrested were Waddah Khalid Dweikat who is 21-years-old and a student at An-Najah University, along with his older brother Nazim Dweikat, who is 23-years-old and a student at Al-Quds Open University.

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