Israeli forces detain 14 Palestinians in West Bank, three in Jerusalem

BETHLEHEM, April 23, 2017 (WAFA) � Israeli forces Sunday detained 14 Palestinians from various West Bank districts, in addition to three others, including a minor, in East Jerusalem.

Israeli army detained eight Palestinians in the Tulkarem area after raiding and searching their homes, including two youths aged 18 and secretary of the Fatah movement Ismael Jamil Hamamra, 48.

Forces further detained three other youths in Tulkarem’s Noor Shams refugee camp after raiding and searching their family homes.

Three more Palestinian minors were detained in Hebron’s old city, for their alleged possession of a knife. The minors were handcuffed and taken to nearby Beit Romano Israeli settlement.

Meanwhile, Israeli police detained two Palestinian students from inside al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem. They were taken to a detention and interrogation center in Jerusalem’s old town.

Police further detained a 16-year-old boy from inside his family home in the East Jerusalem town of Silwan.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency

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