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Israel detains at least 24 Palestinians, half of them from one East Jerusalem neighborhood

Israel detains at least 24 Palestinians, half of them from one East Jerusalem neighborhood
Israeli occupation soldiers detaining Palestinians in West Bank. (File photo)

JERUSALEM, Thursday, October 15, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation forces detained last night and this morning at least 24 Palestinians from the occupied Palestinian territories, half of them youths from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Isawiyya, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).

It said the occupation forces rounded up 12 Palestinian youths from Isawiyya after raiding and ransacking their families’ homes.

In Bethlehem district in the south of the West Bank, Israeli forces detained two Palestinians after raiding their homes in Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, and a third from the city.

In Ramallah district, the Israeli military raided Kobar village, north of the city, where soldiers detained two Palestinians.

In Nablus district in the north of the West Bank, Israeli forces detained two people, including one after assaulting him in a dawn raid in Sebastia village, west of the city.

Soldiers also detained two people from Beit Dajan village, east of Nablus, but released them afterward.

Elsewhere in the northern West Bank, Israeli troops detained three Palestinians, including two brothers, from Qalqilya area and two others from Salfit.

K.F./M.K.

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