Israel Arrests 10 Palestinians in Jerusalem, West Bank

JERUSALEM, June 28, 2015 (WAFA) – At least seven Palestinians were arrested last night by Israeli authorities in Jerusalem and the West Bank, according to local sources.

In Jerusalem, Israeli police arrested 14-year-old Yazan Abu Yasin after raiding his house in the town of Beit Hanina, north of the city. Police also arrested a 13-year-old in the Old City neighborhood, but he was not identified.

Earlier, police arrested minors Mustafa and Amir Debie in Shuafat refugee camp near Jerusalem. According to sources, the two children were physically assaulted by the police before they were taken to a nearby detention center.

Israeli police also arrested a woman while she existing al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.

The latest arrests came ahead of confrontations which erupted across the city between Israeli police and Palestinian teenagers. Police hurled teargas and toxic gas canisters towards the protesters, after which at least three protesters were arrested by the police.

Meanwhile, Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian youngster in the city, bruising him extensively throughout his body. The youngster, Ibrahim Alami, was transferred to hospital for medical treatment.

Meanwhile in Hebron, Israeli army stormed the town of Yatta and arrested Eissa Shawahin, 18, and Ghassan Shawahin, 15, for reportedly throwing stones at Israeli army vehicles.