Israeli forces detain 4 in West Bank, 2 teens in Jerusalem
Published Thursday 10/10/2013 (updated) 10/10/2013 14:41
There are around 180 Palestinian children imprisoned in Israeli jails.
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained four people in the West Bank overnight Wednesday, locals said.
Over 20 Israeli military vehicles raided the city and detained Mohammad Rajad Tawashi, 23, Mohammad Nanaa, 29, and Hafith Dwiekat, 26.
All three men were taken to an unknown location, witnesses said.
In al-Khader, Israeli forces raided the old town and detained Ahmad Ibrahim Mahmoud Salah, 15. Locals said that Israeli soldiers ransacked several homes in the neighborhood.
Ahmad Salah, coordinator of a local committee against Israeli settlements and the separation wall, wrote on his Facebook page that Israeli forces detained Wael Abu Suway while he was tending his land in the southern entrance to the town.
In Jerusalem, Israeli forces arrested two teenagers in the Silwan neighborhood, a local group said.
The Wadi al-Hilweh information center said Israeli forces raided Silwan at around 4 a.m. and detained Minther Rawiedi, 13, and Ahmad Abu Nad, 14.
Israeli forces raided the home of Fatah secretary general in Silwan Adnan Ghaith, and issued a summons order to his son Odai, 13, to come for questioning.
An Israeli army spokeswoman said one person was detained in Nilin, and one in el-Khader village near Bethlehem.
There are 180 Palestinian children imprisoned in Israeli jails, according to Addameer prisoners group.