Thursday, June 29
Latest News
  1. US rejects reports that Trump thinking to drop plans for peace deal
  2. Israeli forces kill Palestinian during Hebron night raid
  3. Group calls for Muhammad Allan's release on 20th day of hunger strike
  4. Yitzhar settlers set fire to Palestinian lands in northern West Bank
  5. Hamas unveils buffer zone at Egyptian border as ties grow with Cairo
  6. Palestinian woman detained at Bethlehem-area checkpoint
  7. PA deflects blame for medical patients in Gaza being denied treatment
  8. Israeli bulldozers raid central Gaza Strip, level lands
  9. Israeli authorities destroy 60 solar panels in Bethlehem-area village
  10. Israeli forces detain 14 Palestinians, including PLC member

Israeli forces detain 2 Palestinians from Qalqiliya area in wake of alleged shooting

Jan. 26, 2017 8:58 P.M. (Updated: Jan. 29, 2017 7:34 P.M.)
(File)
QALQILIYA (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained two Palestinian youths during a raid on the Azzun village in eastern Qalqiliya in the northern occupied West Bank early Thursday evening.

Locals told Ma’an that Israeli forces raided Azzun and searched several homes before detaining Hassan Abu Haniyeh and Zayid Ali Adwan.

Earlier on Thursday
, reports emerged that Israeli forces were searching for a person suspected of having fired at a vehicle near the village of Azzun.

An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an that earlier on Thursday a “Palestinian suspect” fired towards a passing vehicle near Azzun, and that Israeli forces were looking for the him after having found a bullet cartridge in the area.

The spokesperson said no injuries were reported, but could not immediately confirm what type of vehicle was targeting in the reported shooting.

Hebrew-language Israeli media initially reported that a settler’s car was shot at, before later saying that it was an army vehicle.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017