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Four minors among 13 Palestinians Israel has detained in the occupied territories - PPS

Four minors among 13 Palestinians Israel has detained in the occupied territories - PPS
Israeli occupation soldiers detaining Palestinians in the occupied territories. (File photo)

RAMALLAH, Monday, December 28, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation forces detained early this morning 13 Palestinians, including at least four minors, from various parts of the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society /PPS/.

It said in a press statement that Israeli occupation forces detained six Palestinians from the southern West Bank district of Hebron.

Local sources identified two of the six detainees as 16-year-old minors from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron city, and another three as residents of Hebron city.

The sixth was identified as a resident of al-Shuyukh town, northeast of Hebron city, and a student at Birzeit University. He was nabbed at a military checkpoint, east of Bethlehem.

Another 16-year-old minor was detained from al-Khader town in the Bethlehem district, and the fourth minor was a 17-year-old resident of Qarawat Bani Hassan village, west of Salfit city, who was detained along with two other men from Deir Istiya village and Kifl Haris, west of Salfit.

In Jenin district in the north of the West Bank, Israeli military stormed Jaba‘ town, south of Jenin, where soldiers detained a Palestinian after ransacking his house and seizing his car.

The raid triggered confrontations during which the soldiers opened fire at local youngsters, causing a number to suffer from tear gas inhalation.

Soldiers detained two other Palestinians; one a resident of Qalqilya city in the north of the West Bank, and the other a student at Birzeit University from Ramallah city.



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