Mother and her two sons, close relatives of prison escapees, activist, teenager among 13 Palestinians detained by Israel

A mother and her two sons as well as close relatives of the two Palestinian prison escapees who remain at large, an activist and a teenager were among 13 people Israeli forces have detained today from various parts of the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).

In Bethlehem district in the south of the West Bank, PPS said soldiers raided Abu Njeim village, east of Bethlehem city, and detained a mother identified as Salwa Shoukeh along with two of her sons, identified as Mohammad, 20, and Mousa, 30.

Also in Bethlehem, soldiers detained two Palestinians, one from Aida refugee camp, north of the city, and a 45-year-old former prisoner from Dheisheh refugee camp, south of the city.

In the north of the West Bank, Israeli soldiers detained Imad Kamamji, brother of Ayham who was one of the six prisoners who managed to escape from Gilboa prison last week and one of two who remain on the run, and seized his mobile phones after ransacking his family home in Kafr Dan village, northwest of Jenin city.

Soldiers also raided Yamoun town, west of Jenin city, where they detained Ayham’s cousin, Qaisar.

Elsewhere in the northern West Bank, PPS said that a 17-year-old teen was detained from Qalqilya district.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency