Monday morning, dozens of Israeli soldiers bro into the Gilboa’ Israeli detention facility, attacked rooms of Palestinian political detainees and fired rubber-coated bullets and gas bombs.Resident Nidal Yaghmour, the brother of detainee Jihad who is imprisoned in the facility, said that as the families were visiting their detained family members, soldiers broke into the rooms of the detainees and fired rubber-coated bullets and gas bombs.
The visitation was for detainees from Jerusalem and Arab residents of Israel, while the rest of the detainees were in their rooms when the attack took place, several detainees were injured.
Nidal added that he saw smoke coming out of the attacked rooms, and saw soldiers carrying stretchers.
Soldiers also sounded the sirens and forced the families of the detainees out of the facility.
The Mandela Institute, a human rights institute following the cases of the detainees, slammed the Israeli attack and the bad treatment practiced by the soldiers against the detainees and their families.
The institute demanded human rights organizations and the Red Cross, to intervene and stop the Israeli violations against the detainees and their families.