RAMALLAH, Wednesday, February 03, 2021 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Wednesday overnight detained 25 Palestinians, including an attorney and three minors, from various parts of the occupied West Bank, according to local and security sources.
They confirmed that Israeli forces detained five Palestinians, including two minors, aged 16 and 17, after ransacking their families’ houses in Tuqu‘ town, east of the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem.
In Hebron district, Israeli forces stormed al-Fawwar refugee camp, southwest of Hebron, where they detained two others.
They also detained two others in a similar incursion in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron city.
Meanwhile, Israeli military vehicles invaded Hizma town, northeast of Jerusalem city, where soldiers detained five Palestinians, including a 16-year-old teen, after breaking into and searching their families’ homes, turning them upside down.
As the soldiers broke into the family house of one of the detainees, they used pepper spray against three of the family members, causing them to suffocate.
In the northern Salfit district, a military invasion was confirmed in Kafr Ad-Dik town, west of Salfit city, where soldiers detained an attorney and confiscated his cell phone after storming his house.
In the northern Nablus governorate, Israeli soldiers detained a Palestinian from a coffee shop in Asira Ash-Shamaliya town, north of the city.
They also detained four others after breaking into and thoroughly searching their families’ houses in Sebastia town, northwest of the city.
In Tulkarem district, in the northern West Bank, local sources confirmed another military raid in Shweika neighborhood, north of the city, resulting in the detention of three Palestinians.
Israeli soldiers detained another after storming his house in Tulkarem city.
In the Jenin district, Director of the Palestine Prisoners’ Society (PPS) Office, Muntaser Sammur, confirmed that Israeli troops detained a resident of Qabatiya town, south of the city.