Israeli Forces Detain Several Palestinians, Including Children, from the West Bank


Israeli occupation forces detained, on Saturday night and Sunday, several Palestinian civilians, including children, from the West Bank, according to local sources.

Samer Hanani

South of Nablus, in the northern West Bank, soldiers detained the head of the Beit Furik village council, identified as Samer Hanani, while he was attempting to pass through the Za’tara military checkpoint.

Israeli forces detained, on Sunday, two young men at the entrance to the village of Ein Yabroud, northeast of Ramallah, in the central West Bank.

Soldiers detained Qutaiba Jalal Al-Bayari, 20, and Ahmed Abdel Majeed Salah, 20, from a military checkpoint at the entrance to the town.

On Sunday at night, soldiers invaded the home of Samer Al-Safadi in the Al-Saadiya neighborhood in the Old City of Jerusalem, before detaining him.

Palestinian youths confronted Israeli soldiers who invaded the Batn al-Hawa neighborhood in Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem. No injuries were reported.

Soldiers detained Abdullah Al-Jolani, from the Al-Qarmi neighborhood in the Old City of Jerusalem.

In the southern part of the West Bank, soldiers detained four Palestinian children from Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem.

Soldiers invaded and searched the homes of Hamada Jamal Hassan, 16, Ali Jihad Thawabteh, 15, Wadih Mahmoud Mohammed Al Sheikh, 15, and Youssef Mohammed Thawabteh, 15, before detaining them and taking them to an unknown location.

On Saturday, soldiers stormed a number of towns and villages, invaded the home of a former prisoner, identified as Muhanna Sharqawi, in the northern occupied West Bank, and detained four Palestinian civilians, including a child.

Soldiers detained a resident from Qabatiya town, identified as Ahmed Abu al-Rub, while he was passing through the Dotan military roadblock near Ya’bad town, southwest of Jenin.

Abd al-Rahman Shtayyeh

Another young man, identified as Abd al-Rahman Shtayyeh, was detained by occupation soldiers at a flying checkpoint south of Nablus, in the northern West Bank.

Israeli forces detained Saleh Abu Zeid, the coordinator of the student youth movement at Birzeit University, as he attempted to pass through the Tayyar checkpoint south of Nablus in the northern West Bank.

In the central part of the West Bank, soldiers detained a child, identified as Alaa Ihab Hamayel, 14, from the village of Khirbet Abu Falah, northeast of Ramallah.

Local youths confronted Israeli troops who invaded the village of Deir Nidham, northwest of Ramallah. There were no reports of injuries.

Confrontations erupted between Palestinian youths and the occupation army in Husan village, west of Bethlehem, in the southern West Bank, during which soldiers fired live rounds and tear gas canisters at the protestors. No injuries were reported.


Sources: WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA

Photo: Al-Jazeera


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