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Israeli forces detain 11 Palestinians, including woman, in overnight West Bank raids

June 27, 2018 12:05 P.M. (Updated: June 27, 2018 3:06 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained 11 Palestinians, including a woman, during predawn raids on Wednesday across the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

PPS confirmed the detention of four Palestinians in the southern West Bank district of Hebron and identified them as Muhammad Hassan Alameh, 19, Mahmoud Salem Tarayra, who is brother of Issa Tarayra, a Palestinian killed by Israeli forces, in addition to Subhi Suleiman Abu Shukheidem, and former prisoner Mahmoud Muhammad Abu Ayyash.

In the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, Israeli forces detained three Palestinians; they were identified by PPS as Amin Mahmoud Thawabteh, Qais Muhammad Abu al-Jadayel and Muhammad Mousa Hamamra.

In the Burqa village in the central West Bank district of Ramallah and al-Bireh, three Palestinians were also detained and identified as Nitham Ali Maali and his wife, Najla Omar Maali, and Nasser Jamal Makhlouf from the al-Jalazun refugee camp north of Ramallah.

In the Asira al-Shamaliya village in the Nablus district, one Palestinian was detained and identified as Ahmad Tawfiq Sawalha.

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

According to Palestinian prisoners rights group Addameer, as of April there were 6,036 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons, 63 of them are female prisoners and about 304 are children.
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