Israeli Forces Hold 100 Palestinian Athletes Inside Stadium

Published October 11th, 2018 - 05:59 GMT

Heavily armed Israeli forces held some 100 athletes, on Wednesday evening, at a Palestinian stadium in the al-Khader village in the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem.

Locals said that Israeli forces stormed the stadium and banned Palestinian players and administers, including coaches, who represent several sports teams, from leaving the premises after their training session ended.

Israeli forces threatened players and administers at gunpoint, searched and interrogated some of the players.

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