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2 Palestinians injured, 7 detained during Israeli West Bank raids

April 12, 2019 12:23 P.M. (Updated: April 12, 2019 3:54 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least seven Palestinians from areas across the occupied West Bank, on predawn Friday.

Hebrew-language news outlets reported that the Israeli army detained 7 Palestinians and transferred them for interrogation.

The Israeli army also reportedly confiscated weapons from the Sair town in northeastern Hebron in the southern West Bank.

Additionally, two Palestinians were shot and injured, on predawn Friday, during clashes with Israeli forces in the Jenin in the northern West Bank.

Dozens of locals suffocated with tear-gas as Israeli forces fired tear-gas bombs during clashes.

Israeli forces also fired live bullets and stun grenades to suppress youths, injuring two with live bullets in the legs.

The two injured were identified as Iyad Hamza Sabaaneh and Youssef Jasser Nazzal.

One Palestinian was detained and identified as Muhammad Ahmad Abu Mualla.

According to prisoners rights group Addameer, there are 5,450 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons, including 48 female prisoners, and 205 minors, 32 of whom under 16 years old.

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