Israeli forces, on Sunday, detained an elderly Palestinian mother from the town of Tel, southwest of the occupied West Bank district of Nablus, during a family visit to her detained son, in the Israeli Gilboa Prison, according to her son.
The son, Iyad Ishtaiyeh, said his 80-year-old mother, Zahra Ishtaiyeh, who suffers from chronic illnesses, was detained by Israeli forces as she was waiting in front of Gilboa prison to see her detained son, Jawad. Â She was taken to an unknown destination.
No reason was given for the arrest, according to WAFA.
Jawad has served 16 years out of his 30-years sentence in Israeli jails.
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