Israeli Occupation Detains 23 Palestinians in Occupied Jerusalem

تم نشره في Thu 22 September / Sep 2016. 12:00 AM
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RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation soldiers early Thursday arrested 23 Palestinians from the Shu'fat refugee camp of the Esaweyeh village, north east of the Occupied City of Jerusalem.

Palestinian sources said that large numbers of Israeli troops, backed by a military helicopter, broke into the camp from different entrances and deployed troops in all streets and violently confronted with Palestinian youths.

According to a statement by Fatah movement spokesperson in Jerusalem, Tha'ir Fasfous, Israeli soldiers detained 15 Palestinian youths at the entrance of the camp and forced them to lay on the ground.

Violent clashes erupted between the Israeli soldiers and local citizens in different areas in the camp, the statement added.

Israeli Special Forces also stormed and ransacked many Palestinian homes and attacked their residents, it added.