Israeli forces detain 18 Palestinians in Jerusalem, West Bank

JERUSALEM, — Israeli forces detained at least 18 Palestinians, including minors, during overnight raids in Jerusalem and across the West Bank districts, local and security sources said on Monday.

According to the Wafa News Agency in Jerusalem, Israeli police broke into the neighbourhoods of Silwan, Ras al-Amoud and al-Tur where they detained eight Palestinians.

In Ramallah district, Israeli army troops stormed the village of Silwad, where they detained five Palestinians after raiding and searching their homes. The detainees included two former prisoners.

Israeli troops also detained three Palestinians from Sebastia village, north of Nablus, and two brothers from the town of Beit Awwa to the west of Hebron.

Source: Emirates News Agency