The occupation forces detain Palestinians from Bethlehem

October 24, 2021

The Israeli occupation forces detained, at dawn today, three Palestinian young men from the city of Bethlehem, while separate areas of the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem witnessed confrontations with the occupation soldiers, Sunday, October 24.

The occupation forces detained the young man, Qassam Ramzi Amira, 18, after raiding and searching his family's house, local sources reported.

In the same city, the occupation forces detained the two young men, Qusai Adly Hamamra, and Muhammad Raouf Abu Yabis, from the town of Husan, west of the city.

In another context, the northern checkpoint of the city of Qalqilya witnessed the outbreak of confrontations with the occupation forces, during which the soldiers fired live bullets and sound and gas canisters at Palestinian citizens' homes.

The town of Silwan in occupied Jerusalem witnessed, at dawn today, violent confrontations that broke out between young men and the occupation forces, which raided the town with large numbers of soldiers.

The occupation forces committed 2,694 violations against Palestinians last September, which increased by 40% compared to September of the previous year 2020, Hamas media office in the West Bank reported. 

The report documented 156 raids of citizens' homes and 315 incursions into various areas in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem, during which they detained 363 Palestinians, and the number of checkpoints set up reached 352.

Separate areas of the West Bank and Jerusalem have been witnessing daily arrests, that intensify in night hours, sabotaging the contents of and terrorizing the defenseless residents.