RAMALLAH, Monday, October 05, 2020 (WAFA) – The Israeli occupation forces today detained at least nine Palestinians in the occupied territories, including one following an alleged stabbing attempt in the south of the West Bank, according to Israeli reports and the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).
Israeli reports said soldiers detained a Palestinian resident of Hebron claiming he had attempted to stab soldiers at a checkpoint near the village of Beit Ainoon. There was no Palestinian confirmation of this incident other than the detention of the Palestinian man and there were no reports of injuries among the soldiers.
The PPS also said the army detained two Palestinian residents of the village of Beit Fajjar, in the south of the West Bank, and four others from the north of the West Bank, three of them from the city of Jenin and one from Nablus.
In occupied East Jerusalem, Israeli forces detained two Palestinian residents of Issawiyeh neighborhood.
(In a later update on the detentions, the PPS included three other Palestinians detained by the Israeli occupation forces in the south of the West Bank. They included a 56-year-old man and his 33-year-old son, raising the total detained today for resisting the occupation to 12.)