The al-Aqsa brigades, the military wing of Fatah, denied military reports that it dispatched two teens carrying explosives to Huwwara check post, south of the West Bank city of Nablus.
Ala’ Sanaqra, leader of the brigades in Nablus, said that the Israel seeks to create rumors charging the brigades of dispatching children to carry bombings and military operation.
“The military reports of arresting two youth carrying explosives at Huwwara checkpoint are false; army creates such reports in order to maintain its siege over Nablus, the brigades will never use children in its operations, it completely apposes the use of children in any military act”, Sanaqra said.
Also, Sanaqra added that resistance fighters of the brigades will never use children in their operations, and will only work to serve the best interest of the Palestinian people. .
“We are part of the Palestinian people, their interest is ours, protecting the children and youth is our top priority”, Sanaqra added.
The statements of Sanaqra came after the Israeli army claimed arrested two children from Askar refugee camp in Nablus, on Huwwara checkpoint.
Army claims that the two children were dispatched by al-Aqsa brigades, and that and that they were planning to transfer explosive to fighter of the brigades, and to conduct bombings.
Sunday evening, Israel soldiers arrested a boy on Huwwara checkpoint, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus.
The army claimed that the boy, Mohammad al-Nadi, 15 years old, was carrying two pipe bombs.