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Israeli Forces Detain 17 Palestinians from West Bank

HEBRON, February 29, 2016 (WAFA) - Israeli forces overnight detained 17 Palestinians from several West Bank districts, bringing the total number to 27, said Palestine Prisoner’s Society.

Five Palestinians were detained from Jerusalem, three others from Hebron, three others from Nablus, three others from Jenin and three others from Ramallah.

In Jerusalem, police detained Palestinians during predawn raids into Shufat refugee camp Silwan town.

The detainees were identified as Taha Abu Khdeir, Abdul-Mansur Abu Khdeir, Ahmad Aby Deyab and Abdul-Rahman Abbasi.

This came several hours police detained Sunday evening Muhammad Obeid, 20.    

Israeli forces detained three Palestinians, including a former detainee, during predawn raids into Silwad and Beit Ur at-Tahta towns, northeast and west of the city.

The detainees were identified as Abdul-Qader Hammad, 32, a former detainee, Ibrahim Suleiman, 20, and Muhammad Omar, 20.

In Hebron, forces detained Fadi Ghneimat, 33, Rami Haddush and Shadi al-Hashlamun, 23.

In the northern West Bank district of Nablus , forces detained three Palestinians identified as Maher Khattab, Ala Ayyad, and his brother, Adnan.

To the north of Nablus, in Jenin district, forces detained Amir al-Ruzza, Ahmad Samudi, 16, and Sameh Samudi, 16.

This brought the total number of Palestinians detained since Monday overnight to 27.


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