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Father of four among 10 Palestinians detained by Israel in the occupied territories

Father of four among 10 Palestinians detained by Israel in the occupied territories

RAMALLAH, Thursday, September 3, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation forces today detained at least 10 Palestinians, including a father of four, from various parts of the occupied Palestinian territories, according to local sources.

Ahmad Zahran, 44, from Deir Abu Mashaal village, northwest of Ramallah, and father of four children who spent a total of 15 years in Israeli detention, was detained following a raid at his home. He was released from prison on July 30 after spending 18 months in administrative detention and launching a hunger strike against his administrative detention that lasted 113 days.

In Tulkarm district, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said Israeli occupation forces detained a Palestinian after breaking into his house in Balaa town, northeast of the city.

They also conducted two separate raids in the city and Nur Shams refugee camp, resulting in the detention of two others.

Meanwhile, two other Palestinians were detained in a raid in Tubas district.

In Nablus district, Israeli forces detained two others after thoroughly searching their houses in separate raids in Asira al-Shamaliya and Burin towns, north and south of the city respectively.

In Jenin district, Israeli soldiers detained a Palestinian man from Jenin refugee camp.

They also detained a resident of Silat Ad-Dhahr town, southwest of Jenin, after stopping him at a military checkpoint near Yaabad town, west of the city.

(Updated on 13:50 Palestine time: Later reports said the army released Zahran after questioning him for several hours.)


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