Israeli forces detain 13 Palestinians, injure another in West Bank raids


Israeli forces Tuesday overnight detained 12 Palestinians and injured another in multiple raids across the West Bank, according to local and security sources. They said that Israeli forces rounded up two Palestinians, including a former prisoner, after storming their houses in al-Am‘ari refugee camp, south of al-Bireh city. During ensuing confrontations, the soldiers opened fire towards local teens who protested the raid, injuring a 17-year-old teen by .22 caliber bullets, known as Toto ammunition, in the foot. The casualty was rushed to a hospital for treatment. In the southern West Bank, soldiers barged their way into Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, where they detained three others, including a former prisoner. They conducted separate raids in Halhul and Yatta cities, south of Hebron, resulting in the detention of two others. In the northern West Bank, the sources confirmed a similar raid in Sir town, south of Jenin city, resulting in the detention of a father and his son.