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5 Palestinians detained in overnight raids

May 21, 2018 2:35 P.M. (Updated: May 22, 2018 11:30 A.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least five Palestinians from across the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem during predawn raids on Monday morning.

In the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, Israeli forces detained a Palestinian teenager identified as Sari Muhammad Taqatqa, 18.

In East Jerusalem, Israeli forces detain four Palestinians. One was identified as Khalid Abu Mayyaleh, 21, was detained from the Silwan neighborhood.

The other three were detained from the Jabal al-Mukabbir neighborhood. Their identities remained unknown.

In the northern West Bank city of Jenin, locals said that Israeli forces raided the eastern party of the city in an attempt to detain Raed Abu Srour, but failed.

Two Palestinians were injured with light wounds as clashes erupted in Jenin following the raid.

The Israeli army said in a statement that its forces confiscated thousands of shekels during raids.

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