The Occupation Army Detains Several Palestinians from the West Bank


Israeli forces detained, on Wednesday, several Palestinians from various parts of the occupied West Bank, including former prisoners and an elderly man, local sources reported.

According to Quds Press correspondent, soldiers stormed Salem village, located east of Nablus city in the northern West Bank and detained an elderly man, identified as Akef Shtayyeh, in an attempt to coerce his son Musab to turn himself in to occupation authorities.

He added that a number of military vehicles invaded the village, on Wednesday evening, stormed the Shtayyeh family home, and searched it using police dogs to instill fear in the family.

The soldiers assaulted the inhabitants of the home and fired tear gas canisters, causing several people to suffer inhalation injuries.

Also on Wednesday evening, Israeli forces detained a former prisoner at the Za’tara military roadblock, located south of Nablus in the northern West Bank.

The director of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in Jenin, Montaser Sammour, reported that soldiers detained a former prisoner from Jenin, identified as Abdullah Afif Zakarneh, as he attempted to pass through the occupation roadblock.

Occupation soldiers detained three more Palestinian young men, identified as Amir Abu Ryala, Osama Dwaikat, and Khaled Abu Al-Saud, from the Nablus governorate.

Occupation forces invaded, on Wednesday evening, Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah city in the central West Bank, fired rubber-coated steel rounds and tear gas canisters at civilians, leading to protests among local Palestinians. No injuries were reported.

The occupation army invaded and ransacked the home of former prisoner, Muhammad Nidal, before detaining him from Qbia village, west of Ramallah, and undercover agents (Musta’ribeen) abducted another former prisoner, identified as Ali Ghayzan.

Two unidentified young men were abducted by undercover agents (Musta’ribeen) at the Atara military checkpoint.

Israeli forces detained three Palestinian youths, identified as Moataz Al-Sarsour, Youssef Abed, and Fathi Abed, from the city of al-Biereh in the central West Bank, during confrontations near the illegal Israeli Psagot colony.

In occupied Jerusalem, Israeli forces detained an unidentified Palestinian young man near the Bab al-Jadid (New Gate), one of the gates leading to the Old City, the Palestinian News & Information Agency (WAFA) reported.

Meanwhile, the army detained another young man, identified as Zaid Abu Asinina, a resident of Silwan, while he was in front of the Bab Hatta (Forgiveness Gate) one of the gates leading to the Old City of Jerusalem.

Occupation forces assaulted and detained another Palestinian young man, whose identity was unknown at the time of this report, from the Bab Al-Amoud (Damascus Gate) area leading to the Old City of occupied Jerusalem.

The army detained a school teacher in addition to three of his students while they were in the Bab Hatta area of the Old City of Jerusalem, and took them to an interrogation center.

Furthermore, soldiers detained Fadi Fayez Shehadeh Omar, 39, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, and assaulted another young man, identified as Muhammad Kamel Za’oul at the entrance of Husan village, west of Bethlehem, without detaining him.

Lastly, soldiers stormed and ransacked the home of former prisoner Khalil Al-Farroukh, in Sa’ir town, northeast of Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, before detaining him.

Sources: Quds Press, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, Quds Press, Quds Press, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA

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