RAMALLAH, Wednesday, December 09, 2020 (WAFA) – In the daily search-and-arrest campaign, Israeli occupation forces today detained 18 Palestinians from various parts of the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).
It said in a press statement that seven Palestinians were rounded up after breaking into and thoroughly searching their homes in Balaa town, northeast of Tulkarm.
Four of the seven detainees were identified as former prisoners.
In Ramallah district, Israeli forces raided Jalazone refugee camp, north of Ramallah, where they detained four former prisoners.
Soldiers conducted a similar raid into Saffa village, west of Ramallah city, resulting in the detention of two brothers.
In Bethlehem district, Israeli troops detained two brothers, aged 17 and 18, from Tuqu town, southeast of Bethlehem city, and another Palestinian from Harmala village, east of the city.
PPS said that in two separate raids in Deir al-Hatab village, east of Nablus, and Qarawat Bani Hassan village, northwest of Salfit, soldiers detained one in each village, including a former prisoner.