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Israeli forces detain 2 Palestinians in West Bank raids

Aug. 10, 2018 11:43 A.M. (Updated: Aug. 11, 2018 3:54 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained two Palestinians from the two districts across the occupied West Bank on Friday dawn.

Israeli forces raided the southern occupied West Bank of Hebron on Friday morning and delivered summon notices to several youths in the al-Arroub refugee camp in northern Hebron to meet with the Israeli intelligence.

In the Beit rima town in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, Israeli forces detained one Palestinian youth identified as Alaa Akram al-Barghouthi as he was crossing a military checkpoint set up at the entrance of the Nabi Saleh village in northwestern Ramallah.

Israeli forces also raided the Tulkarem refugee camp, searched several houses before detaining one Palestinian.

Locals identified the detainee as Abu Ziad Farhana.

Several Palestinians suffered tear-gas inhalation as Israeli forces fired tear-gas bombs when clashes erupted during the raid.

According to prisoners rights group Addameer, there are 5,820 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons.

Israeli raids in Palestinian cities, towns and refugee camps are a daily occurrence.

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