Nablus, 3 Shafar 1434/16 December 2012, (Ma’an/MINA) — Israeli forces briefly detained three Palestinian children south of Nablus on Saturday morning, locals and the army said.
Hassan Ali Taher, 14, Husam Moayad Thaher Al-Najjar, 12, and Hasaan Moayad Al-Najar, 11, all from Burin village, were detained near Etzhar street, local officials said.
An Israeli army spokeswoman said they had thrown rocks at a military patrol but were freed after they were questioned on the scene.
Locals said the Palestinian Authority liaison department intervened to secure their release. (T/R-012/R-006)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)