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Israeli forces detain 16 Palestinians in West Bank, Jerusalem


RAMALLAH, Monday, August 05, 2019 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation forces detained overnight and early today at least 16 Palestinians from across the West Bank, said the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

Five Palestinians were detained from al-Arroub refugee camp, in the south of the occupied West Bank. A 12-year-old boy from the camp was also summoned to appear before Israeli intelligence.

Two Palestinians were detained in Bethlehem-area Taqou town, also in the south of the West Bank, while three Palestinians were detained in Tulkarem and one in Beita, both in the north of the West Bank.

Meanwhile, Israeli police detained five Palestinians in the towns of al-Issawiyeh and Anata to the east and northeast of Jerusalem respectively.


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