IOF arrests three minors in Silwan on Wednesday

[ 10/02/2011 – 11:40 AM ]


OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) stormed several neighborhoods in the East Jerusalem district of Silwan Wednesday morning arresting three minors.

They were identified as Abd Fayiz Zaitoun, 15, who is serving house arrest, Ammar Zaitoun, 15, and Baronaq Zaitoun, 8.

Seven Palestinians, including a 47-year-old woman have been arrested in Silwan since the previous night.

In a separate incident, an Israeli police car hit noon Wednesday a child crossing a street near the Ain Al-Lawza neighborhood in Silwan, the Wadi Halwa information center said.

He sustained moderate injuries, witnesses reported.

The same day in Al-Khalil, the IOF arrested two Palestinian men it suspected attacked Jews from the nearby Susiya settlement.

They said the men confronted settlers who atacked them while they were tending sheep.

Meanwhile in the Jordan Valley village of Zubeidat, Mohammed Zubeidat, 50, was arrested after his home was searched and its contents tampered with.

Separately, the Israeli Central Court in Jerusalem extended the detention of three men from the Taur district suspected of stoning Israeli troops during heated clashes that have lately sprung in the city.

IOF arrests three minors in Silwan on Wednesday.

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