Israeli occupation forces detain six Palestinians, injure another in the occupied territories

Days of Palestine - Ramallah

Israeli occupation forces today and last night detained at least six Palestinians and injured another across the occupied territories, according to local and Palestinian security sources.

The sources confirmed that Israeli police detained two Palestinians from the vicinity of Damascus Gate (Bab al-Amoud), one of the main gates to Jerusalem's old city.

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They also detained another for protesting the decision to tear down a solidarity tent in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood.

In Bethlehem district in the south of the West Bank, Israeli forces raided Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, where they detained one person.

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Meanwhile, the soldiers conducted a similar raid in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, resulting in the detention of two men after ransacking their homes and causing destruction to their contents at the Jenin-Nablus street.

During ensuing confrontations, the soldiers opened fire towards local youths, hitting one with a live round in the foot.


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