Israeli-forces-detain-Palestinian-at-Bethlehem-area-checkpointPalestinian security sources told Palestinian state-run Wafa news agency that Israeli forces detained Rafat Nael Shafiq, 28, a resident of the city of Ramallah in the central occupied West Bank, after they stopped the vehicle he was riding and took him to an unknown location.

An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an they were looking into reports.Situated east of Abu Dis, the Container checkpoint controls Palestinian travel between the northern and southern West Bank.