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Israeli forces detain 13 Palestinians, including woman

Aug. 9, 2018 11:43 A.M. (Updated: Aug. 9, 2018 12:28 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least 13 Palestinians throughout the occupied West Bank during predawn raids on Thursday.

According to the Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS), Israeli forces detained two Palestinians from the southern West Bank district of Hebron. They were identified as Nadim Bassam Faqouse and Ali Taleb al-Haroub.

In the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, one Palestinian was detained; he was identified as Samih Moussa Nuwwara, 20, son of Palestinian prisoner Moussa Nuwwara.

In the central West Bank district of Jerusalem, Israeli forces had detained a Jerusalemite woman late Wednesday; PPS identified her as Sabrin Abu Sneineh.

In the central West Bank district of Jericho, two Palestinians were detained. They were identified as Ahmad Khalil Sheikh Ibrahim and Khalil Jamal Sheikh Ibrahim.

In the Qalandiya refugee camp, in central West Bank district of Ramallah, two Palestinians were detained. PPS identified them as Kamal Hozein, 26, and Ali Khaled Hamad, 23.

In the northern West Bank district of Qalqiliya, one Palestinian was detained and identified as Mahmoud Shreim.

In the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem, PPS confirmed the detention of four Palestinians.

The four detainees were identified as Usama Jawdat, 33, Khalid Muhammad Ajlouni, 30, Walid Muhammad Ajlouni, 27, and Ali Muhammad Abu Bakr, 30.

According to prisoners rights group Addameer, there are 5,820 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons, of whom 63 are female prisoners.

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