Israel beefs up military presence in Hebron area

HEBRON� The Israeli army beefed up its presence in the southern West Bank Hebron district on Thursday, setting up checkpoints around most area towns and villages and inspecting cars entering or leaving them, according to Palestinian security sources.

The sources told WAFA that in addition to the checkpoints, army units raided the town of Sair, east of Hebron, and detained one Palestinian after breaking into and ransacking his home.

Soldiers also raided Infinity printing shop inside Hebron city s and seized printed material.

Source: Palestine News & Info Agency (WAFA)