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Woman and daughter among 31 Israel detains in West Bank

RAMALLAH, January 4, 2017 (WAFA) – A 39-year-old woman from Hebron identified as Bayan Aqel, and her daughter, Fatima, were among 31 Palestinians the Israeli forces detained during overnight wide-scale raids in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoner‘s Society (PPS) said on Wednesday.

It said that 12 Palestinians from the district of Hebron were detained, including the Aqel mother and daughter, and two brothers of Dia Talahmeh, who was killed by Israeli forces.

In Jenin in the north of the West Bank, forces detained five people, while four others were detained from Tulkarem, two from Bethlehem and three from Ramallah, including an 18-year-old.

Israeli police also detained five people from Jerusalem, including Obeida Atrash, mother of Mutasem Atrash who is serving a 10-month sentence in Israeli jail.


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