Israeli forces briefly detain 3 children near Nablus
Published Saturday 15/12/2012 (updated) 16/12/2012 11:08
NABLUS (Ma’an) -- Israeli forces briefly detained three Palestinian children south of Nablus on Saturday morning, locals and the army said.
Hassan Ali Taher, 14, Husam Moayad Thaher Al-Najjar, 12, and Hasaan Moayad Al-Najar, 11, all from Burin village, were detained near Etzhar street, local officials said.
An Israeli army spokeswoman said they had thrown rocks at a military patrol but were freed after they were questioned on the scene.
Locals said the Palestinian Authority liaison department intervened to secure their release.