Occupation Army Detains 8 Palestinians, Including 5 Minors, Injures Dozens, Including 2 Critically

Israeli forces detained, on Saturday, several Palestinian civilians and injured many others, including two seriously, during confrontations in various parts of the occupied West Bank, local sources reported.

In the northern West Bank, south of Nablus, occupation forces detained Laith Wissam Khaled Abdel Hamid, a Palestinian citizen of nearby Einabus village, Saturday evening, while he attempted to pass through the main street in Hawara town.

At the entrance to Rumana village, northwest of Jenin in the northern West Bank, occupation soldiers detained two young men identified as Muhammad Noman Jarban, 22, and Salim Husam Ataba, 21, on Saturday evening.

Meanwhile, on Saturday evening, Israeli troops opened fire at Palestinian civilians with rubber-coated steel rounds and tear gas canisters, injuring dozens in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron in the southern West Bank.

WAFA correspondent stated that Israeli settlers from the illegal Beit Ein colony assaulted Palestinian civilians in the Safa area of Beit Ummar while soldiers observed the attacks, and proceeded to open fire at Palestinians who attempted to defend themselves.

Soldiers shot and injured two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel rounds and caused dozens to suffer the toxic effects of tear-gas inhalation.

An occupation soldier assaulted, on Saturday, a Palestinian civilian at the entrance to Deir Ballut town, west of Salfit in the central West Bank as he attempted to pass through a flying military checkpoint, according to the town mayor, Samir Nemer.

Meanwhile, illegal Israeli colonists attacked, on Saturday night, Palestinian civilians in the village of Hares, west of Salfit, under the full protection of the occupation army.

According to Omar Samara, the head of Hares Village Council, soldiers stormed the village, triggering protests from local Palestinian youths.

Life-threatening injury in Hares – IMEMC

The army responded by firing live ammunition, rubber-coated steel rounds, and tear gas canisters at the Palestinians resisting the military incursion.

One young man, identified as Daoud Daoud, suffered a life-threatening injury when soldiers shot him in the neck with a live round.

At least three others were shot and injured with rubber-coated steel rounds, while many others sustained inhalation injuries from tear gas.

Critical injury in Deir Ballut – WAFA

The Ministry of Health confirmed the critical injury of a 21-year-old Palestinian man when he was near the Apartheid wall in Hableh village, south of Qalqilia in the northern occupied West Bank.

Soldiers shot the unidentified young man with a live round in the shoulder, causing heavy bleeding.

He was transferred to Darwish Nazzal Governmental Hospital in Qalqilia, and his condition was deemed critical.

Furthermore, Israeli soldiers detained a Palestinian child as he attempted to pass through the al-Hamra checkpoint near Tubas, in the northeastern West Bank.

The army detained Naseem Marwan Muhammad Nabris, 17, a citizen of the Al-Fara’a camp, south of Tubas, according to Kamal Bani Odeh, the director of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in Tubas.

Moreover, soldiers detained, on Saturday, the minor from Al-‘Isawiya town in occupied Jerusalem, after invading and searching his family home.

The teen was identified as Mahmoud Awad Allah Derbas, according to WAFA correspondent.

Finally, soldiers invaded and searched, at dawn Saturday, the homes of three Palestinian children in the village of Sinjil, northeast of Ramallah, in the central West Bank, before detaining them.

Security sources identified the minors as Alaa Haitham Asfour, 11, Muhammad Thaer Ghafri, 13, and Youssef Ahmed Asfour, 13.


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