Israeli occupation forces detain 11 Palestinians from the occupied territories


Israeli forces today detained 11 Palestinians from various parts of the occupied territories, according to Palestinian security and local sources.

They said that Israeli forces re-arrested a former prisoner after ransacking his family house in the Ramallah city neighborhood of al-Tireh.

The raid triggered confrontations which saw the soldiers opening fire towards local teens who attempted to block their passage. No injuries were reported.

The soldiers also searched several houses in Ein Qiniya village, near al-Tireh neighborhood. No detentions were reported though.

In East Jerusalem, Israeli police broke into and searched several houses and rounded up five Palestinians from Isawiyya neighborhood.

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center said forces raided the neighborhood, broke into and searched several homes, and detained five young men.

The Center added that another Palestinian was detained from the vicinity of Damascus Gate, also known as Bab al-Amoud.

In Bethlehem district in the south of the West Bank, Israeli military vehicles stormed al-Arouj village, southeast of Bethlehem, where the soldiers detained a Palestinian man.

Another was detained during a raid in Hindaza mount, east of Bethlehem.

In Hebron district, also in the south of the West Bank, sources confirmed that two men were rounded up in separate raids in Yatta and Deir Samet towns, south of Hebron city.