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Israeli forces detain 11 Palestinians in the West Bank


RAMALLAH, Sunday, January 19, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli forces last night detained 11 Palestinians, including a minor, during raids that targeted several areas in the occupied West Bank, said the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

PPS said in a statement that Israeli army broke into the village of Beit Fajjar, near Bethlehem, and detained four former prisoners. Three of the detainees are from Deriya family.

It also said that the forces detained four a 16-year-old minor from Qalqilya, who was identified as Nidal Safwan Salim.

Israeli army also arrested one Palestinian from Ramallah and a woman from Hebron, identified as Rawan Qabaja, 30, who was later released after paying a $130 bill and after a few hours of interrogations.

The PPS noted that Israeli police also detained six Palestinians from Jerusalem and released them a couple of hours later.

Meanwhile, the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission said in a statement that Israeli soldiers had let a police dog attack 17-year-old Qais Ararawi, from Jenin, during his detention, before he was taken to interrogation and later moved to Megiddo prison, where he is currently incarcerated.



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