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Minors among 12 Palestinians detained by Israeli forces

April 16, 2019 12:02 P.M. (Updated: April 16, 2019 1:52 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least 12 Palestinians, including minors, across the occupied West Bank, on predawn Tuesday.

According to Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS), Israeli forces detained two Palestinians in the southern West Bank district of Hebron. They were identified as Muhammad Rateb Abu Sbeih and Yousef Ahmad al-Aqer.

In the central West Bank district of Jerusalem, five Palestinians were detained. PPS identified them as Muhammad Mamoun Muhsein, 15, Abed al-Rahman Ahmad Abu Riyaleh, 14, Muhannad Muaman Abu Asab, 15, Adnan Marwan Abu Riyaleh, 21, Jamil Hisham Nasser, 21.

In the central West Bank district of Ramallah, another three Palestinians were detained. They were identified as Ragheb Muhammad al-Tamimi, Halal Mamdouh Atta, and Suleiman Salem Qatsh.

In the northern West Bank district of Nablus, one Palestinian was detained. He was identified as Adel Sabah.

In the northern West Bank district of Salfit, another Palestinian was detained and identified as Muhammad Eid Dahdoul.

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

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