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Israeli forces detain 25 Palestinians in Jerusalem, West Bank


RAMALLAH, January 11, 2018 (WAFA) – Israeli forces detained a total of 25 Palestinians in multiple overnight raids across the West Bank, said the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

Israeli police conducted multiple raids across East Jerusalem, detaining six leading Palestinian figures.

Forces detained two Palestinians in Beit Ummar, north of Hebron.

In the central West Bank, Israeli forces detained four Palestinians, including a 17-year-old minor, after storming and ransacking their homes in Deir Nitham village, northwest of Ramallah.

Another Palestinian was detained during a subsequent raid into Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah. The detainees were identified as members of the extended Tamimi family.

PPS added that Israeli forces detained two others during raids in the Ramallah district.

In the northern West Bank, Israeli troops conducted a raid into Jenin refugee camp, west of Jenin city, detaining three Palestinians.

Four others were detained during similar raids into Yaabad town, west of Jenin, and Umm al-Tut village, southeast of Jenin.

Elsewhere in the northern West Bank, troops detained two Palestinians from Nablus district.

Another was detained from Jericho.


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