RAMALLAH, Monday, February 13, 2023 (WAFA) – Israeli forces today detained 17 Palestinians, mostly in predawn raids across the occupied West Bank, according to local and security sources.
They said that Israeli forces rounded up a mother along with her son and ransacked their family house in Silwad town, east of Ramallah city.
The gun-toting soldiers showed up at a house in Al-Mazra'a Al-Gharbiya village, northwest of the city, broke inside, conducted a thorough search and eventually detained another.
Meanwhile, the soldiers rounded up six others in the course of a raid that resulted in the killing of a Palestinian and injuring seven others in Nablus city.
Ahmad Jibril, the head of the Palestinian Red Crescent Emergency and Ambulance Department, said that two of the six detainees were handcuffed after being shot in the city.
In Jenin district, a convoy of army vehicles stormed Jaba‘ town, south of the city, where the soldiers detained another and ransacked several houses.
In the southern West Bank, the sources confirmed a raid in Dheisha refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, leading to the detention of another.
The soldiers conducted a raid in Dura city, south of Bethlehem, leading to the detention of another.
In Jerusalem, police detained another during confrontations following a house demolition in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabal al-Mukabber.
The heavily-armed police rounded up at least three others from Silwan neighborhood.
In the Jordan Valley, the forces stormed Ein as-Sultan refugee camp, northwest of Jericho, where they detained another and searched a house, turning it upside down.
On Sunday evening, police detained a woman along with her daughter, both residents of Shufat refugee camp, from inside Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.