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Israeli forces detain 14 Palestinians from West Bank


JENIN, April 12, 2018 (WAFA) – Israeli forces detained early Thursday 14 Palestinians during raids across the West Bank, said the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

Israeli forces detained three Palestinians during a raid that triggered clashes in Qabatiya town, south of Jenin.

Director of Red Crescent Society in Qabatiya Mustafa Kamil said a number of residents suffered from excessive tear gas fired by Israeli forces during the raid.

Forces also conducted a raid into Faqqua village, east of Jenin, detaining three Palestinians.

Elsewhere in the northern West Bank, forces raided Azzun town, east of Qalqiliya, breaking into and ransacking dozens of homes and detaining a Palestinian after assaulting him.

In Tubas district, forces detained two Palestinians after breaking into their family homes during a raid that sparked clashes in al-Faraa refugee camp, south of the city.

Meanwhile, a Palestinian was detained during a predawn raid into Nablus city.

In the southern West Bank, forces conducted a similar raid into al-Arrub refugee camp and Deir Sammit village, north and west of Hebron, detaining two Palestinians and searching several homes and seizing computers and mobile phone devices.  

Forces also raided Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, where they detained two Palestinians, including a Palestinian who was getting prepared for his wedding party.


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