The Israeli occupation forces, on Monday evening, arrested 12 Palestinian young men in Jerusalem, five of them from the Bab al-Amoud area, the Palestine News Network reported.

Footage circulated on the internet showing Israeli police officers brutalizing and detaining five young men during their presence in the Bab al-Amoud area near the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

Earlier Monday evening, the IOF arrested four young men after raiding their homes in at-Tur town in east Jerusalem, while two others were taken prisoner during a similar campaign in Hizma town.

The IOF also arrested a Jerusalemite young man after ransacking his home in Shu’fat refugee camp, claiming they found a weapon and ammunition allegedly belonging to him.

Edited for IMEMC: Ali Salam
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