Monday, March 18
Latest News
  1. Netanyahu to build 840 settlement units in response to Ariel attack
  2. 1 killed, several injured in Holland shooting attack
  3. UN Rapporteur: Israel depriving Palestinians of access to clean water
  4. 2 Palestinians detained on suspicion of aiding Salfit attack suspect
  5. Israeli court freezes evacuation order against Jerusalem family
  6. Israel demolishes 2 Palestinian-owned buildings, wall
  7. Injuries reported as Israeli forces raid Salfit-area towns
  8. Israeli forces detain Palestinian girl for alleged knife possession
  9. Israeli forces demolish water well in southern Hebron
  10. Attorney among 7 Palestinians detained by Israeli forces

Israeli forces detain elderly Palestinian man over possession of air, toy guns

Dec. 23, 2017 4:44 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 25, 2017 3:37 P.M.)
(File)
JENIN (Ma’an) -- Israeli forces reportedly detained a 67-year-old Palestinian man on Friday night from the village of Yaabad in the northern West Bank Jenin district, over possession of a plastic airsoft gun belonging to his grandchild.

Official Palestinian Authority (PA)-owned Wafa news agency reported that Mahmoud Hamdan, 67, was detained by Israeli army forces during a raid into his home Friday night.

“Israeli forces wreaked havoc on Hamdan’s home, destroying its contents and furniture, before detaining him and his son Hadi, 30,” Wafa reported.

Israeli forces allegedly confiscated a n “air gun used for bird hunting” and a plastic toy gun that belongs to Hamdan’s grandchild.

Israeli raids into Palestinian towns and villages are near daily occurrence in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

According to the UN, between December 5 and the 18th, Israeli forces carried out 162 search and arrest operations in the West Bank.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015