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Injured among 23 Palestinians rounded up by Israeli occupation forces in the West Bank

Injured among 23 Palestinians rounded up by Israeli occupation forces in the West Bank
Israeli occupation soldiers detaining Palestinians in West Bank. (File photo)

HEBRON, Thursday, October 22, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation forces detained today and last night 23 Palestinians, including two teens and an injured man, from various parts of the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

It said in a press statement that Israeli forces detained nine Palestinians, including two 16-year-old teens, from the southern West Bank district of Hebron.

Five of the nine detainees were identified as residents of Halhoul town, north of Hebron, another as a resident of the city, and another as a prisoner’s wife from Idna town, west of the city.

In Ramallah and al-Bireh district, Israeli forces conducted a raid in Beit Rima town, northwest of the city, where they detained three Palestinians, including a former prisoner.

Soldiers also conducted two separate raids in Beitunia town, west of Ramallah, and al-Bireh neighborhood of al-Balu, resulting in the detention of two others, including a former prisoner.

In the northern West Bank, PPS said that Israeli military vehicles stormed Jenin city, where soldiers detained a Palestinian after ransacking his family house.

During the same raid, soldiers shot and injured a former prisoner in the foot before detaining him.

In Nablus district, Israeli troops rounded up three Palestinians after storming the archaeological site of Sebastia, north of the city.

PPS confirmed that two others were detained from the Nablus district.

PPS said that two other Palestinians were detained; one from Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, and a former prisoner from Tammun town, south of Tubas city.



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