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Israeli police detain Jerusalemite at Qalandiya checkpoint

Sept. 2, 2018 2:01 P.M. (Updated: Sept. 3, 2018 1:39 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli border police detained a Jerusalemite woman while at the Qalandiya military checkpoint in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah.

Hebrew-language news outlets reported that the Jerusalemite was detained after she stopped by Israeli border police for a body search at the Qalandiya checkpoint and allegedly found a knife in her possession.

The identity of the Jerusalemite remained unknown.

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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