Silwan: Injuries and arrests in the neighborhood of Wadi Hilweh
September 11, 2016

The occupation forces arrested one young man and one child on Sunday afternoon after raiding their homes in the neighborhood of Wadi Hilweh in Silwan.

Witnesses explained to Wadi Hilweh Information Center that occupation Special Forces and police raided several houses for Siam family in the neighborhood and assaulted and severely beat the residents using batons and the butts of their guns in addition to pushing them and spraying them with pepper gas. The forces arrested 16-year old Ali Siam and 20-year old Yazan Siam.

Siam family explained that 8 family members including children and one woman were injured with bruises and burns due to pepper gas during the raid.