Raiding houses and commercial stores in Esawyeh and the arrest of 5 citizens
June 11, 2014

The Israeli forces arrested five citizens on Wednesday night during the violent clashes that broke out in the village of Esawyeh after the Israeli forces raided houses and commercial stores in the village. Locals informed Wadi Hilweh Information Center the names of the detainees, they are: 44-year old Lofty Khalil Dari, 38-year old Ali Dirbas, 19-year old Mohammad Rajab Obeid, Yaser Darwish and Mohammad Jibril Darwish. The residents said that large Israeli forces raided the village and established checkpoints in several neighbourhoods resulting in violent clashes where the forces fired sound grenades and rubber bullets towards the residents. Locals added that the forces broke into the residential houses and assaulted the residents including men, women and children and arrested some of them.