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‘Israel’ arrests 19 Palestinians in the West Bank and wounds dozens in Issawiyyeh

Occupied Palestine (QNN)- The Israeli occupation army on early hours of Monday has arrested 19 Palestinians during night raid and search campaign in different areas throughout the occupied West Bank. Meanwhile, dozens of Issawiyyeh residents were suffocated by Israeli tear gas and Israeli police surrounded the Mercy prayer room in Al Aqsa mosque and prevented worshipers from praying inside it.

A statement by the Israeli occupation army said that its soldiers arrested 19 Palestinians from different areas throughout the occupied West Bank for participating in popular resistance activities.

In occupied Jerusalem, Israeli police imposed vigorous action around the Mercy prayer room at the Al Aqsa mosque. Director-General of the Islamic Waqf department, Sheikh Azzam Khatib, told Arab 48 that worshipers performed Isha prayer inside the Mercy prayer room despite the Israeli restrictions.

Israeli soldier have earlier on Sunday broke into the Mercy prayer room and confiscated furniture. It also arrested a female worshiper recognized as Aida Sidawi before releasing her a few hours later.

In Issawiyyeh, dozens of Palestinian residents in addition to on paramedic were suffocated after being assaulted by Israeli soldiers, who beat them and showered them with tear gas and pepper gas,

The Palestinian Red Crescent said that Israeli forces assaulted its teams and prevented them from reaching wounded residents, causing one paramedic to be shot by a rubber-coated metal bullet.

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