Days of Palestine

Monday, February 6

Israeli forces abducts 14-year-old Palestinian female student

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Israeli occupation forces raided several areas of occupied West Bank, Jerusalem in predawn hours of Monday, attacked Palestinians, abducted three, including 14-year-old girl.

Official Palestinian Authority (PA) Wafa news agency reported that Israeli forces abducted a 14-year-old Palestinian girl from the Anata town, northeast of Jerusalem in the central West Bank, “on suspicion of intention to carry out an attack.”

Wafa added that three Palestinians were detained from the East Jerusalem town of Silwan. Among the detainees were two brothers, aged 18 and 20, and a third unidentified resident.

Meanwhile, in the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem, Israeli occupation forces raided several homes in Al-Duheisha Refugee Camp and ordered a three-week shutdown of a bookstore in the camp.

According to Wafa, clashes broke out during the raid between local youth and Israeli forces, who fired tear gas. While no detentions were reported, one camp resident was hospitalised after he was reportedly severely beaten by the soldiers.

In the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, clashes erupted after Israeli forces raided a female students’ dormitory at the Khadouri Technical University.

Wafa reported that soldiers ransacked and searched several dorm rooms, while a number of Israeli jeeps closed off the main street to the university.

During the raid, clashes broke out in the area between students and Israeli forces, who fired tear gas, causing several to be hospitalized after suffering from sever tear gas inhalation.

A car was also reportedly burnt after it was hit by a tear gas canister, causing extensive damage to the vehicle.