Days of Palestine

Wednesday, March 29

Journalist among three Palestinians detained from West Bank

Days of Palestine -

Days Of Palestine – Ramallah

Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday detained at least three Palestinians in raids across the West Bank, local sources said.

Israeli occupation forces detained a Palestinian and ransacked several houses in a predawn raid in Sebastia town, located to the north of Nablus city.

In Nablus district, Israeli soldiers manning Zaatara checkpoint, south of Nablus, detained a Palestinian as he attempted to cross the checkpoint. The man was identified as a journalist from Arraba town, south of Jenin city.

In Hebron district, director of the Ibrahimi Mosque, Hafthi Abu Sneinah, said Israeli troops manning Abu al-Reesh checkpoint in the vicinity of the holy site detained a Palestinian young man.

Meanwhile, Israeli forces assaulted a 15-year-old Palestinian child hours after his release from Israeli custody.

Director of the Association of Detainees and Ex-Detainees in Bethlehem Mohammad Hamida confirmed that soldiers manning the Container checkpoint, northeast of Bethlehem, assaulted the 15-year-old minor, inflicting bruises across his body.

The minor was heading back to his family’s house following his release after serving an eight-month sentence in an Israeli detention center.