Israeli soldiers detained, Sunday, the wife of detainee Maher al-Hashlamoun, 30, who is currently held at the Etzion military base, near Bethlehem, and released her later on.The Hebron Office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers held Bahiyya an-Natsha, the wife of Maher al-Hashlamoun, from seven in the morning and until 7:30 on the evening.

The soldiers did not state why they were detaining the woman, and just kept her held for more than twelve hours without any legal justification.

The PPS added that al-Hashlamoun, from the southern West Bank city of Hebron, was shot and wounded on November 10, near the Gush Etzion Junction, and has been held since then.

Al-Hashlamoun is a former political prisoner who previously spent five years in Israeli interrogation and detention centers.