West Bank: 1 Youth Injured, Another Detained, Occupation Tighten Measures in Jerusalem

Israeli Occupation Forces Launch Security Campaigns Across West bank

تم نشره في Sat 20 August / Aug 2016. 11:00 PM
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GAZA/RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces tightened security measures in occupied Jerusalem coinciding with the 47th anniversary of the burning of Al Aqsa Mosque, launching several arrest campaigns Palestinians in Jerusalem and various parts of the West Bank early on Sunday, leading to the injury of 1 Palestinian youth, and the detainment of another, when clashes erupted in Fara refugee camp in the north of the occupied West Bank district of Tubas.

The injured Palestinian was transferred to nearby hospital for medical treatment, Palestinian sources confirmed, and added that Israeli military bulldozers broke into a number of towns and villages in the West Bank city of Hebron, arrested a Palestinian youth and erected military barriers in the area.

Israeli occupation authorities have deployed hundreds of soldiers and patrols on the streets of the holy city and entrances of neighbourhoods, and subjected Jerusalemites to provocative inspection.

The anniversary coincides with the increasing attacks by settlers on the mosque, attempts to Judaize the holy city and the continuation of excavation works that threaten Al Aqsa Mosque.

(Petra)

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