Israeli Forces Arrest 26 Palestinians from Jerusalem, West Bank

CLASHES BETWEEN ISRAELI SECURITY FORCES AND PALESTINIAN PROTESTERS NEAR THE WEST BANK VILLAGE OF BITDUKU

JERUSALEM, September 16, 2014 – (WAFA) – Israeli forces overnight and early Tuesday arrested 26 Palestinians, including 13 minors, from Jerusalem and West Bank area of Salfit, according to WAFA correspondent.

Israeli police invaded al-Thawri, Shu‘fat and Silwan neighborhoods, where they arrested 22 Palestinians, including 13 twelve year-old minors, claiming that they have recently participated in clashes with the police.

Police claimed that the arrested hurled empty bottles and Molotov cocktails at the Israeli forces and settlers as well as hurled stones at the light rail passing through these neighborhoods.

They noted that the Palestinians were remanded under interrogation.

Meanwhile in Salfit district, Israeli troops raided Qarawa Bani Hassan, where they arrested four Palestinians, all in their twenties of age, after breaking into their homes.

Source: WAFA