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6 Palestinians detained by Israeli forces in overnight West Bank raids

Nov. 21, 2017 6:31 P.M. (Updated: Nov. 22, 2017 11:31 A.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained six Palestinians during predawn raids on Tuesday across the occupied West Bank.

The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said in a statement that three Palestinians were detained from the Nablus district in the northern West Bank, They were identified as Bahaa Mahmoud Marshuf, 29, Ahmad Adel MArshuf, 19, and former prisoner Abdullah Awwad.

In the central West Bank district of Ramallah, Mustafa Zaki al-Masri was detained from the al-Jalazun refugee camp.

Israeli forces detained two “youths” identified as Muhammad Imad al-Hreimi and Muhammad Adnan al-Masri from Bethlehem city in the southern West Bank.

Meanwhile, PPS added that 13 Palestinians were detained from occupied East Jerusalem. 10 Palestinians, including five women, were previously identified to Ma’an by local sources.

An additional three Palestinians were identified by PPS as Issam al-Khatib, Musaab Abbas, and Zuheir Rajabi.

According to United Nations documentation, Israeli forces conducted 166 search and arrest operations across the West Bank between October 24 and November 26.

Meanwhile, prisoners’ rights group Addameer recorded 6,198 Palestinians were detained by Israel as of October. The group has estimated that some 40 percent of Palestinian men will be detained by Israel at some point in their lives.

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