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Mother of toddler among 10 Palestinians Israel detains in West Bank and Jerusalem


RAMALLAH, Thursday, February 20, 2020 (WAFA) - Israeli forces today detained 10 Palestinians, including a mother of a toddler, in multiple raids across the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).

It said an army unit raided Halhul town, in the south of the West Bank, and detained Rimah Mohammad Sultan, 25, mother of a one-and-half-year-old baby.

Israeli forces also rounded up three Palestinians, including former prisoners, from the East Jerusalem neighborhoods of Silwan and Issawiya.

In Ramallah district, Israeli military stormed Beit Rima, northwest of Ramallah, where the soldiers detained two Palestinian brothers.

In the northern West Bank, Israeli forces detained a 54-year-old man who spent 19 years in Israeli jails.

In Salfit district, soldiers detained a man in Deir Istiya village.

A Palestinian youth was also detained from the town of Anata and another from Ezariyeh, both in the Jerusalem district.


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