Five Jerusalemites detained in Silwan

Five Jerusalemites detained in Silwan

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, Israeli occupation police used force to quell separate marches by Palestinian young men in Silwan suburb, in occupied Jerusalem, on Monday evening.

Local sources said that occupation policemen rounded up five Jerusalemites after a chase in the suburb’s alleys.

They noted that additional policemen were summoned to the neighborhood, adding that 12 Palestinians were rounded up in Silwan over the pasts few hours.

The sources noted that the Israeli police force introduced new permanent positions on rooftops of Palestinian buildings in Wadi Al-Hilwa and Batn Al-Hawa in Silwan.

Meanwhile, the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) detained three Palestinians in Ramallah, Al-Khalil, and Bethlehem districts.

The Hebrew radio quoted an IOF spokesman as saying that the three were wanted for suspicion of participating in security activity against Israeli targets.