Israeli Army Detains Five, Shoots Two Palestinians in the West Bank

Date: 
July, 2020
Country: 
Israel

The Israeli forces detained seven Palestinian civilians, over night Saturday, and Sunday morning, from across the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society reported.

Two Palestinian civilians, identified as, Amir Abu Zina, and Issam Al-Natsheh, were detained by the Israeli army, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron.

It added that in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, the Israeli soldiers detained two Palestinian civilians, identified as Ali Hussein Odeh, 40, and Bashar Darwish Masary, 41.

Meanwhile, east of the northern West bank city of Nablus, Israeli soldiers took one youth into custody, identified as Wael Samih Hashash, 22, from Balata refugee camp.

The army stormed the Balata refugee camp to detain the youth, which lead to confrontations between the Palestinian locals and the Israeli army.

The Israeli soldiers shot and injured two Palestinian youths who protested the military invasion into their town.

The Palestinian WAFA News Agency said that Israeli forces fired live rounds at the protesters, hitting one civilian in the knee and the other in the pelvis, no further information was provided.

Local sources said that one additional man sustained a bullet injury, the Palestinian Information Center reported.

It noted violent confrontations between Israeli soldiers and local youths, on Saturday night, at the entrance to northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, southwest of Tulkarem.

Source: IMEMC