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Israeli Forces Detain 13 Palestinians from West Bank

JERUSALEM, March 14, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Monday overnight detained 13 Palestinians from the West Bank, said Palestine Prisoner’s Society and security sources.

Eight Palestinians were detained from Jerusalem, two others from Bethlehem, two others from Jenin and another from Tulkarem.

In Jerusalem district, forces detained five Palestinians after storming and ransacking their houses in Qalandya refugee camp, north of Jerusalem.

The detainees were identified as Muhammad Ash-Shu‘ani, 16, Omar Hamad, 18, Muhammad Awwad, 23, Hamza Zayed, 27, and Nasser Assaf, 17.

Forces also raided al-Issawiya town, where they detained Muhammad Alayyan ,Yousef Alayyan and Ahmad Darwish.

To the south of Jerusalem, in Bethlehem district, forces detained two Palestinians and summoned another from Duheisha refugee camp, south of the city, sparking clashes.

Forces detained Yazan al-Ju‘eidi and Muhammad Abu-Habsa after breaking into and ransacking their family houses in the camp.

During the raid, forces handed Jamil Zeyada, 20, a notice ordering him to appear before intelligence in Gush Etzion detention and interrogation center.

During clashes, forces fired tear gas canisters and stun grenades. No injuries were reported.

Meanwhile, forces detained Fadi Hawil and Yazan Sa‘di during a predawn raid into Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank.

In the meantime, a Palestinian was detained at Za‘tara military checkpoint, south of Nablus.

The detainee was identified as Aws Khader from Tulkarem city.

Forces reportedly interrogated a number of Palestinian university students after storming their housing apartments in the western neighborhood of Nablus city.

K.F.

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