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Israeli forces detain 8 Palestinians during West Bank raids

July 16, 2018 2:58 P.M. (Updated: July 23, 2018 11:58 A.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces carried out search and detention raids across districts of the occupied West Bank detaining at least 8 Palestinians on predawn Monday.

The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said that two Palestinians were detained from the northern West Bank district of Jenin, they were identified as Jawad Rassem al-Khatib and Nayif Turkman.

Another two Palestinians were detained from the Tulkarem district in the northern West Bank; PPS identified them as Samer Bassel Salameh.

In the central West Bank district of Jerusalem, Israeli forces detained one Palestinian who was identified as Bassel Harbi al-Abbasi.

Israeli forces detained three Palestinians from the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, PPS identified them as Talal Shihadeh, Khalid Salah and Khalil Muhammad al-Hajj.

Meanwhile, the Israeli army reported that 18 Palestinians were detained during raids carried out by the army across the West Bank.

The Israeli army said in a statement that its forces confiscated thousands of shekels during raids and confiscated weapons and ammunition from the southern West Bank district of Hebron.
Israeli military raids into Palestinian cities, towns, and refugee camps are a near daily occurrence.

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