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Israeli forces make multiple arrests in the West Bank

Dec. 17, 2012 11:02 A.M. (Updated: Dec. 18, 2012 3:52 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained 10 people across the West Bank overnight Sunday, locals and Israel's army said.

Four men were detained in the Ramallah village of Beit Rima, locals said, with clashes breaking out following the arrest of Ibrahim, Firas and Muhammad Rimawi.

Another man was injured while being detained and taken to hospital for treatment, witnesses said.

Israeli forces also raided several areas in Nablus, arresting five people, locals said.

The headmaster of a secondary school in Balata camp, Farid al-Museimi, 47, was arrested by soldiers in his home. Soldiers also detained a Palestinian security officer Baha Jamil Mahamid, 22.

Saddam Raghib Salah, 20, Diyaa Abdul-Fattah Salah, 21, and Mahdi al-Shafi were also arrested in nearby areas of Nablus.

Abdul-Hakim Muhammad Awada Tamimi, 27, was arrested in the village of Nabi Saleh.

An Israeli army spokeswoman said eight people were arrested overnight, including five in the Nablus area, one in Ramallah, one south of Bethlehem and one in Tubas.
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