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Israeli occupation forces detain 11 Palestinians in West Bank raids

Israeli occupation forces detain 11 Palestinians in West Bank raids
Israeli occupation forces detaining Palestinians.

RAMALLAH, Thursday, August 12, 2021 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation forces today detained 11 Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank, according to local and security sources.

They said Israeli forces detained a Palestinian and seized his vehicle in Umm al-Rihan village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

While in the village, the soldiers broke into three houses, interrogated and held their owners for several hours.

Elsewhere in the northern West Bank, the Israeli military stormed Tubas city where the soldiers detained two brothers after breaking into their family house, as reported by the manager of the Palestine Prisoner Society (PPS) office in Tubas, Kamal Bani-Odeh.

Bani-Odeh added that the raid triggered confrontations that saw the soldiers opening live fire towards local youth who attempted to block their passage. No injuries were reported though.

In Nablus district, Israeli soldiers conducted a similar raid in Beita town, which has become a scene of weekly protests against Israeli settler-colonialism and pillage of Palestinian land, searched several houses and detained two Palestinians.

Soldiers also raided Askar refugee camp and detained another.

In the southern West Bank, sources said the Israeli military raided Jabal al-Mawaleh neighborhood of Bethlehem city and detained one Palestinian.

In Hebron district, Israeli soldiers re-arrested a former prisoner a day after being released from Israeli custody, where he was held for 16 years, after storming his family house in al-Shyoukh town, north of Hebron.

Soldiers also detained a man and his son from Hadab al-Fawwar village, southwest of Hebron, and another from Yatta city.



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