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Israelis arrest retired Palestinian general

Israeli soldiers seen at the Qalandiya check point in the occupied West Bank on November 22, 2016 [ Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency]
Israeli soldiers seen at the Qalandiya check point in the occupied West Bank on November 22, 2016 [ Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency]

Israel’s occupation forces arrested retired Major General Yousef Al-Sharqawi on Sunday, Quds Press has reported. The Palestinian officer was detained in occupied Jerusalem.

Eyewitnesses said that the Israelis stopped Al-Sharqawi while he was driving his car in the occupied city. He was taken to an unknown destination.

Al-Sharqawi, 60, is from Bethlehem. He served as a senior officer in the National Security Service of the Palestinian Authority before his retirement.

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