Israel Detains Eight Palestinians in West Bank, Jerusalem

RAMALLAH, June 29, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli forces on Wednesday detained at least eight Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS).

In Jerusalem, Israeli police stormed the town of al-Issawiya and detained three Palestinian minors, including two brothers, after raiding their homes. They were identified as Nizam Ghannam, Yazan Tarwa, and Ahmad Tarwa, all 16 years old.

Israeli police also detained a South African national in Jerusalem’s Old City area. He was identified as Adel Asmal.

Meanwhile in Hebron district, Israeli army detained two Palestinians, identified as Anas Abu Fara and Ramadan Qadi.

In Nablus district, in northern West Bank, at least two Palestinians were reportedly detained by Israeli forces. The two were identified as Kamal Eshtayeh and Salah Dwekat.

Israeli troops also detained Ghadi Yousef, 19, a Palestinian from Tulkarm city in the West Bank.