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Israeli Forces Detain Six Palestinians from West Bank

NABLUS, November 9, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces detained overnight and Sunday evening six Palestinians, including a minor, from West Bank districts, said security sources and witnesses.    

Israeli forces raided the northern West Bank city of Nablus, where they proceeded to detain two Palestinians after breaking into and ransacking their houses in al-Makhfiya neighborhood.

The detainees were identified as Mu‘ath Mousa, 23, and Yasser Manna‘, 24.

Meanwhile in Jerusalem district, Israeli police raided al-‘Issawiya town, north of the city, where they detained a Palestinian minor after storming his house. The detainee was identified as Muhammad ‘Ubeid.

This came several hours after Israeli forces Sunday evening detained other three Palestinians from Hebron and al-Bireh.

Forces detained a Palestinian as they raided al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron. The detainee was identified as ‘Abdul-Rahman At-Titi, 18.

Another Palestinian, who remained unidentified, was detained by Israeli forces in the vicinity of Ibrahimi Mosque, known to Jews as Cave of the Patriarchs, in the old city of Hebron.

Meanwhile, settlers from the Israeli settlement of Kiryat Araba‘, east of Hebron, physically assaulted a Palestinian minor.

Tha’er Da‘na, 15, sustained fractures after being attacked by settlers. He was rushed into a Hebron hospital.

Meanwhile in the central West Bank city of al-Bireh, forces detained a Palestinian in a raid into the city. WAFA reported witnesses as saying that Israeli troops raided the city and broke into the house of Sulaiman Shahin, where mourners flocked to express their condolences.

Shahin, 22, was shot killed by Israeli forces at Za‘tara checkpoint, also known to Israelis as Tapuah junction, south of Nablus, after he allegedly ran over three Israelis, leaving them injured.  The detainee was identified as Majd Salehiya, 24.


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