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Israeli occupation soldiers detained five Palestinian children in the south Hebron hills on Wednesday, March 10, after settlers from an outpost illegally built on the land of Palestinian farmers complained that the kids were “trespassing” on the site. The incident took place by the Havat Ma’on outpost. The five children — who range in age from eight to 13 — were reportedly held for three hours at the Kiryat Arba settlement police station in Hebron before being released. An Israeli soldier detains a Palestinian child close to al-Rakiz in the south Hebron hills, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (Photo: B’Tselem) Two of the children, aged 12 and 13, have been summoned for additional questioning on Sunday, according to their lawyer Gaby Lasky. The other three were released without further charges, Lasky told The Times of Israel. “They were walking and playing in the area, gathering wild plants,” said Lasky. Hillel Garmi, an…

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