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Israeli forces detain 19 Palestinians from Jerusalem, West Bank


RAMALLAH, Monday, January 06, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli forces today detained at least 19 Palestinians in multiple overnight raids in Jerusalem and across the West Bank, said the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).

Israeli general security units raided the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya, resulting in the detention of six Palestinians who have been under night curfew.

In Bethlehem district in the south of the West Bank, Israeli forces detained six Palestinians after ransacking their families’ houses in Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem city.

In Ramallah district, Israeli military stormed al-Bireh city neighborhood of Umm al-Sharayet and Amari refugee camp, where soldiers detained three men.

In Nablus district in the north of the West Bank, the PPS said three men were detained, one each from Madama, Urif and Assira al-Shamaliya, and two more 18-year-old youths detained from Qalqilya, further north of Nablus.



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