Israeli occupation authority arrests 11 Palestinian minors in Silwan

[ 13/07/2011 – 04:04 PM ]

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli policemen arrested 12 Palestinians in Silwan town in occupied Jerusalem on Wednesday including 11 minors on charges they threw stones, firecrackers, and firebombs at Beit Yonatan settlement outpost.

The Hebrew daily Yediot Ahronot website said that the policemen stormed a number of suburbs in Silwan town and arrested the 11 minors who did not exceed 17 years of age.

It said that the police force also arrested a shop owner at the pretext he was selling the children material that they used in making the firebombs, which they threw at Beit Yonatan in Wadi Hilwa suburb.

Local sources said that a big number of policemen stormed the homes of those minors, adding that they range in age from 14 to 17 years old.


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