4 minors amongst the 7 arrested in violent raids on Bir Ayyub homes
Clashes erupted in the Bir Ayyub district of Silwan tonight following an Israeli military raid on a small shop and a number of Palestinian homes in the region. Undercover forces and Israeli troops violently arrested 7 Palestinian residents of Silwan at approximately 9pm this evening, after forcing entry to a shop in the neighborhood. Eyewitnesses present report that the shop's customers were beaten and sprayed in the face with pepper spray by Israeli troops. The arrested are: Ala Zayton (21), Mahmoud el-Razam (17), Ahmad Da'na (17), Ahmed Muhtaseb (17), Darwish Da'na (14), Ibrahim el-Rajabi (19) and Ala Da'na (21).