Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Disabled man among 10 seized overnight

Hebron – Ma'an – One of 10 Palestinians detained in West Bank raids overnight is disabled, local sources told Ma'an late Monday.

Yousif Ibrahim Abdul Fattah Al-Mawa'jeh, 43, was paralyzed in an accident, neighbors said, and had received treatment in Iran.

A native of Yatta, near Hebron, Al-Mawa'jeh was rounded up along with nine other Palestinians in Qalqiliya, Ramallah, Bethlehem, and Hebron at daybreak.

The army said a homemade rifle was confiscated during the search of a home in Beit Ummar, north of Hebron.