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Four minors among 30 Palestinians detained by Israel in the occupied territories

Four minors among 30 Palestinians detained by Israel in the occupied territories
Israeli occupation soldiers detaining Palestinians in the occupied territories. (File photo)

RAMALLAH, Tuesday, February 02, 2021 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation forces last night and today detained at least 30 Palestinians, including four minors, from various parts of the occupied territories, according to local and Palestinian security sources.

They said Israeli occupation forces rounded up five Palestinians, including a minor, from Ramallah and al-Bireh district.

Soldiers detained two Palestinians, including a 16-year-old teen, after ransacking their families’ houses in Beitunia city, west of Ramallah.

Soldiers detained two others after ransacking their houses in Ramallah’s al-Irsal neighborhood.

The fifth Palestinian was detained in a similar raid in Kufr Malek town, east of Ramallah city.

During the unfolding confrontations in the town, Israeli troops opened fire toward local youngsters, injuring two; one in the foot and another in the thigh.

Meanwhile, five Palestinians were detained in occupied East Jerusalem.

Local sources said that Israeli police detained a minor after storming his parents’ house in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Isawiyya.

Police detained another, identified as a resident of al-Tur neighborhood, from a shopping center in West Jerusalem on Monday evening.

The three others were rounded up during an Israeli military raid that triggered violent confrontations in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of al-Tur.

In Hebron district in the south of the West Bank, soldiers raided Arroub refugee camp, north of the city, where they rounded up four Palestinians, including two minors, aged 15 and 16.

They conducted a similar raid in Taffuh town, west of the city, resulting in the detention of three others.

In the northern West Bank, director of the Palestinian Prisoner Society office in Tubas, Kamal Bani-Odeh, confirmed an Israeli military raid in Tammun town, south of Tubas, resulting in the detention of a father and his son.

In Jenin district, the Israeli military stormed Barta‘a town, southwest of the city, where soldiers rounded up nine Palestinians, including three brothers.

They detained two others after breaking into and searching their families’ houses in separate two raids in Jenin refugee camp and Tura town, southwest of the city.



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