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Three children among 13 Palestinians detained by Israel in the occupied territories

Three children among 13 Palestinians detained by Israel in the occupied territories
Man bidding farewell to his incapacitated father before his arrest.

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation forces today detained 13 Palestinians, including three children, from various parts of the occupied territories, according to local and Palestinian security sources.

They said that Israeli forces detained a young man after shooting him with a live round in the foot in confrontations near Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilya.

In Nablus district, Israeli soldiers broke into several houses in Beita town, south of the northern West Bank city, and detained a Palestinian man.

They also detained another after ransacking his house in Burqa village, northwest of Ramallah.

In Jerusalem, Israeli police rounded up two children, aged 13 and 10, from Silwan neighborhood on Tuesday evening.

They also detained another 13-year-old child in front of his school in al-Tur neighborhood.

In Bethlehem district, the Israeli military stormed Beit Sahour city, where the soldiers arrested two other Palestinians.

A photo that has gone viral on social media shows one of the detainees, identified as Ahed Yousef al-Shomali, bidding his incapacitated father farewell before being taken away by the soldiers.

They also detained two 17-year-old teens from Nawawrah village.

In Hebron district, gun-toting soldiers raided Beit Ummar town, north of the Hebron city, where they ransacked a number of houses, damaged two private vehicles and then arrested a former prisoner.

The confrontations that unfolded saw the soldiers opening fire towards local teens who attempted to block their passage and surrounding houses causing a number of tear gas suffocation cases.

Another Palestinian was rounded up from Hebron city.

K.F./M.K.

 

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