Israeli forces close Bab al-Amoud area

Ramallah, Israeli occupation forces, early Wednesday, closed the surrounding area of Bab al-Amoud neighborhood in the old city of Jerusalem, according to a Palestinian source.

A statement by the Palestinian Prisoners Society said that Israeli forces arrested eight Palestinian students from the Silwan town south of Al- Aqsa Mosque, Jabel Mukaber neighborhood in southern East Jerusalem, where the soldiers attacked and beaten a Palestinian man before they took him to interrogation center.

“The Israeli police claimed they closed the area after receiving information on a suspicious object located in the neighborhood,” the statement added.

Source: Jordan News Agency