Israeli forces kidnap 5 children, 4 citizens in West Bank and Jerusalem

Days of Palestine - Ramallah

Israeli occupation forces arrested on Thursday night and early Friday morning nine citizens in various areas of Jerusalem and West Bank, including five children and released prisoners.

In Jerusalem, the Israeli police accompanied by a special unit of the occupation army known as “Mistaravim” arrested a child during their storming of Hizma town, amid the firing of live bullets and rubber bullets, sound bombs, and tear gas canisters.

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The occupation police arrested four other children from Sultan Suleiman Street in Jerusalem and took them to Salah el-Din Investigation Center.

The Israeli police raided the Abu Tayeh neighborhood in Silwan town and fired rubber bullets and tear gas canisters at young men.

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In Hebron, Israeli occupation forces arrested Nour al-Hroub, 24, and Moataz al-Hroub, 24, after raiding their families’ homes in Dura city, south of Hebron, and tampering with their contents.

In Bethlehem, Israeli occupation forces broke into the house of the ex-prisoner Mahmoud Salah, 27, in al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and searched it before arresting him.

The Israeli occupation forces soldiers arrested Marouf al-Atrash, 19, from Beit Jala city, west of Bethlehem, after they raided his family's home and destroyed its contents.


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