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IOF detain 12 Palestinians today

Israeli occupation forces today detained 12 Palestinians from various parts of occupied Jerusalem and the West Bank, said the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).

It said Israeli forces rounded up five Palestinians after ransacking their homes in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya and in Shufat refugee camp.

Two other Palestinians, identified as brothers, were detained in an army raid of the Jerusalem-area village of Hizma,

In the northern West Bank, PPS said that an Israeli special force detained two Palestinians after breaking into and thoroughly searching their family homes in Nablus district.

One of the two detainees was identified as a resident of Nablus city and the other as a resident of Asira al-Shamaliya town, north of the city.

In Jenin district, Israeli military vehicles stormed Arraba town, south of Jenin city, where soldiers detained a Palestinian man.

Another Palestinian from the same district was detained for several hours before being released.

In the Jordan Valley, Israeli troops raided Ein al-Sultan refugee camp, west of Jericho city, resulting in the detention of two men.

In Masafer Yatta in the south of the West Bank, Israeli occupation forces detained in Umm al-Khair village an elderly Palestinian man identified as Hajj Suleiman, in his 70s. He was taken to the illegal settlement of Carmel, which is built on Umm al Khair land, beaten during the arrest and, eventually, released.

(Source: Gaza Post)

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