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Israeli forces detain 11 Palestinians, including teenage girl

Sept. 18, 2018 1:00 P.M. (Updated: Sept. 18, 2018 3:56 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least 11 Palestinians, including a teenage girl and a former prisoner, during raids on predawn Tuesday across the occupied West Bank.

The Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) confirmed that Israeli forces detained a teenage girl as she was crossing the Container checkpoint, in the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem; PPS identified her as Rania Wajih Mahmoud Dweik.

In the southern West Bank district of Hebron, Israeli forces detained three Palestinians; they were identified as Ahmad Mahmoud al-Qadi, Fadi Youssef Ghneimat and Bassam Muhammad Ismail.

In the central West Bank district of Ramallah, from the Qalandiya refugee camp, two Palestinians were detained by Israeli forces; PPS identified them as Karim Abu Latifa and Shadi Yacoub.

In the northern West Bank district of Nablus, one Palestinian was detained and identified as Samer Hamdi.

In the northern West Bank district of Jenin, Israeli forces detained former prisoner, Muhammad Abed al-Latif Shibani.

In the northern West Bank district of Qalqiliya, three Palestinians were detained; PPS identified them as Amid Zamari, Wahbi al-Khouli and Ayyub Farouq Abu Haniya.

According to prisoners rights group Addameer, there are 5,781 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons, 270 of whom are child prisoners, and 50 of them are under the age of 16.

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