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Israeli Occupation Troops Assault Young Palestinian Men In Silwan, Detain 1

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JERUSALEM (Ma’an) – Israeli troops violently assaulted a young Palestinian man from Silwan neighborhood in East Jerusalem before they took him into custody on Wednesday evening, says local sources.

Majdi Abbasi, who works for the Silwan-based Wadi Hilweh Information Center, told Ma’an that Israeli troops stopped Yahya Jumaa al-Aawar, 22, and Mahmoud Jamal Awad, 21, while the two were walking in the street in Ein al-Lawza area in Silwan.

The soldiers violently attacked the young men, then took al-Aawar into custody.

Al-Abbasi added that Israeli troops fired stun grenades and rubber-coated bullets at local Palestinian residents prompting young men to hurl Molotov cocktails at the soldiers.

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