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Israel stops Palestinian ambulance arrests teen girls

Israeli forces stopped an ambulance at gunpoint to arrest two Palestinian girls

Israeli occupation forces violently detained two Palestinian girls from inside an ambulance in the Hebron district of the southern occupied West Bank.

A video, circulating on social media, shows a group of armed Israeli soldiers stopping a Palestinian Red Crescent ambulance at gunpoint in the town of Halhul.

The soldiers attempt to pull people out of the ambulance onto the street, and after verbal and physical confrontations, the soldiers jumped into the ambulance and forced two Palestinians out.

A witness told Ma'an that he saw Israeli soldiers forcing two teenage girls out of the ambulance at gunpoint.

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He added that Israeli female soldiers handcuffed the girls and detained them.

The identities of the girls remain unknown.

An Israeli police spokesperson was not immediately available for comment.

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