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Israeli occupation forces detain 20 Palestinians from West Bank

Israeli occupation forces on Monday detained in late-night raids at their homes 20 Palestinians from various parts of the occupied territories, according to the Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

It said four Palestinians were detained in Kufr Nimeh village, west of Ramallah, after ransacking their homes.

The raid triggered confrontations, during which gun-toting soldiers fired tear gas canisters and stun grenades towards local youngsters. No injuries were reported.

In occupied East Jerusalem, Israeli forces rounded up two Palestinians after storming their homes in Isawiyya neighborhood, two others in the city, and a fifth from the Old City detained while heading to his work.

In Hebron district in the south of the West Bank, Israeli soldiers conducted multiple raids, resulting in the detention of eight Palestinians.

One of the detainees was identified as a 37-year-old teacher from Beit Ummar town, three others, including a 56-year-old man, from Beit Kahel town, another two residents of Beit Awwa town, a seventh a resident of Sair town, and a 17-year-old teen detained in the vicinity of Ibrahimi Mosque in the old town of Hebron city.

In Nablus district in the north of the West Bank, Israeli occupation forces detained three Palestinians, including two from the Nablus city neighborhood of Jabal al-Shamali.

Source: Days of Palestine

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