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Israeli Forces Detain 11 Palestinians in West Bank, Jerusalem


TULKAREM, June 11, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Saturday detained five Palestinians from across the West Bank districts of Tulkarem and Hebron, in addition to five others from the Jerusalem area, after physically assaulting them, according to witnesses.

In Tulkarem, forces raided a number of Palestinian homes in  the town of Bal’a  to the east, thoroughly searched them, and questioned their dwellers before detaining four locals. They were identified as Mesh’al Omair, Abdel-Raheem Shahrour, Ra’ed Shahrour, and Mos’ab Sulaiman.

Meanwhile, forces detained a Palestinian youth identified as Mahmoud Makhamreh, 27, during a military raid into the town Yatta, in southern Hebron.

In Jerusalem, Israeli police detained five Palestinians, while they were present near al-Aqsa mosque. The police reportedly fired rubber-coated steel bullets, pepper sprayed and physically attacked the youth with their clubs, causing them cuts and bruises throughout their faces and bodies.


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