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Israeli forces detain 27 Palestinians from West Bank, Jerusalem


RAMALLAH, Monday, July 08, 2019 (WAFA) – Israeli forces detained today 27 Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank, said the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) and sources.

Israeli forces conducted large-scale raids across the northern West Bank district of Jenin, resulting in the detention of 13 former prisoners, said PPS.

Two of the former prisoners were identified as residents of Burqin town, west of Jenin, four others as residents of Jenin refugee camp, four others as residents of Jenin city, and three others as residents of Zububa and Kafr Dan villages, northwest of Jenin.

During the raid into Jenin refugee camp, Israeli troops shot teargas canisters at youngsters who attempted to block their passage, causing a number to suffocate.

Meanwhile, Israeli military raided Qalqiliya city where soldiers rounded up a Palestinian man.

In Ramallah district, local sources confirmed an Israeli military raid in Silwad village, east of Ramallah, resulted in the detention of a Palestinian.

In Jerusalem district, Israeli police rounded up five Palestinians after storming their houses in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of al-Issawiyeh.

Two others were rounded up from Biddu town, northwest of Jerusalem.

In Bethlehem district, security sources said that two Palestinians were detained from Tuqu town, southeast of Bethlehem city, and one each from Bethlehem city and al-Khader town, south of the city.

In Hebron district, security sources said that an Israeli military raid was carried out in al-Dahriyeh town, south of Hebron, resulting in the detention of a Palestinian.



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