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Group: Israeli forces detain 2 at Qalandia checkpoint overnight

Aug. 30, 2014 5:51 P.M. (Updated: Sept. 1, 2014 6:03 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained two Palestinians at a checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah overnight, a Palestinian rights group said Saturday.

The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that Israeli forces arrested Shafiq Wajih Awwad and Samed Emteir at the Qalandia checkpoint overnight.

An Israeli military spokeswoman, however, said there were no arrests made at the checkpoint overnight.
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