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Israeli forces detain 12 Palestinians overnight

Aug. 12, 2014 3:59 P.M. (Updated: Aug. 13, 2014 8:47 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained 12 Palestinians overnight, a Palestinian rights group and an army spokeswoman said Tuesday.

The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said that three Palestinians were detained in the Bethlehem district and that another five were arrested in East Jerusalem.

PPS said in a statement that Israeli forces detained brothers Hamza Abdullah Shusha and Muhammad Shusha in Bethlehem, while Majd Awwad al-Rashayda was detained from the nearby village of al-Rashayda.

In East Jerusalem, Israeli forces arrested Muhammad Zakariyya Abu Khdeir, Jaafar Yassir Abu Khdeir, Mahmoud Abu Taa, and his brothers Taher and Abd al-Karim.

The five detainees are teenagers, the PPS statement said.

An Israeli army spokeswoman said 12 Palestinians were arrested in the West Bank overnight.
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