Israeli Forces Detain 12 Palestinians, Including Minors in West Bank

Photo: Wafa News Agency

Ramallah, MINA – Israeli forces detained at least 12 Palestinians on Wednesday, including two minors, during raids across the occupied West Bank districts, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

It said Israeli forces detained two people from Hebron, in the south of the West Bank, including a 15-year-old minor. Another 16-year-old minor was detained in Jericho along with his 26-year-old brothe, Wafa News Agency reported.

Forces also detained three Palestinians from Amari refugee camp in Ramallah, one of them identified as Jihad Abu Hmeid, 30, whose four brothers are serving life sentence in Israel for resisting the occupation, said the PPS.

Abu Hmeid and four of his family members, including children, were roughed up and handcuffed during the arrest of Abu Hmeid.

In addition, two were detained from the Jenin district, two more from Nablus and one from Qalqilya.(R/R04/RS5)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)