West Bank, 12 Jumadal Awwal 1436/3 March 2015 (MINA) – The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) nabbed Tuesday (3/3) three children under 13 years of age from al-Khalil to the south of the West Bank.

Local sources confirmed that three students aged 13 were detained while on their way to school in al-Khalil, Palestinian Information Center (PIC) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.

The students were searched and taken to an Israeli detention center on charges of having in their possession a school compass, the sources added.

Along the same line, Israeli radio said that IOF soldiers detained overnight four ”wanted” Palestinian citizens in Nablus and Bethlehem.

The detainees were transferred to Israeli investigation centers, according to Israeli sources.

A 20-year-old university student was among the detainees.

Following the arrest campaign, clashes broke out in Nablus at dawn Tuesday. No injuries were reported.

Local sources added that make-shift checkpoints were erected throughout the West Bank, where Palestinian vehicles were stopped and searched under the pretext of looking for wanted persons. (T/P006/R04)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)