RAMALLAH, Israeli forces detained today 17 Palestinians from several areas in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, including a woman and a 60-year-old man, according to a statement issued by the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).

It said Israeli forces detained 10 people from both al-Issawiya and Silwan neighborhoods in occupied East Jerusalem, including a woman identified as Ibtisam Sharaf from Silwan.

In the West Bank, soldiers detained a 60-year-old man from Jericho identified as Salim Shawwa, two Palestinians from Bethlehem, one of them 18 years of age and the other 41, one from Ramallah-area village of Kobar, and three from Qalandia refugee camp.


Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency

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