Israeli forces detain Palestinians in Tulkarem and Jenin
Published Friday 27/12/2013 (updated) 28/12/2013 16:29
JENIN (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces arrested Palestinians in Jenin and Tulkarem Thursday evening and early Friday morning, Palestinian and Israeli sources, told Ma'an.
Palestinian security forces said that four Palestinian teenagers were arrested in Silat al-Harithiya village in the Jenin district Thursday evening. Israeli forces reportedly claimed the youths threw stones and approached the separation wall.
The detained, all 18-year-old boys, were identified as Ibrahim Mutasim al-Tahan, Wadah Shuahana, Waji Samer Waji, and Abada Yousef Dheeb.
An Israeli army spokeswoman said she was unfamiliar with the incident.
Seperately, an Israeli army spokeswoman said that Israeli forces detained one Palestinian overnight in Tulkarem.
The internationally recognized Palestinian territories of which the West Bank and East Jerusalem form a part have been occupied by the Israeli military since 1967.