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Israeli forces detain 20 Palestinians from the West Bank, 33 from Jerusalem


RAMALLAH, January 30, 2018 (WAFA) – Israeli forces detained on Tuesday 20 Palestinians from several areas in the occupied West Bank during wide-scale raid-and-search operations, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS), in addition to 33 from occupied East Jerusalem.

It said in a statement that Israeli soldiers detained six people from the Jenin district, three from Nablus, four from Bethlehem district and three from Ramallah.

The statement also said that two people from Tulkarm were detained and two from Beit Surik, a village northwest of Jerusalem.

The PPS said that in addition to the 20 from the West Bank, Israel detained as well 33 from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya, the majority were minors ranging in age between 15 and 17 years.


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