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5 Palestinians detained in predawn West Bank raids

March 2, 2018 1:47 P.M. (Updated: March 3, 2018 8:15 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained five Palestinians during pre dawn raids across the occupied West Bank on Friday, according to locals.

In the northern West Bank city of Nablus, Israeli forces raided the Balata refugee camp and detained two Palestinians.

They were identified as Muhammad Hashash and Salah Issawi.

Israeli forces also detained two youths identified as Adel Faleh Dahbour and Ibrahim Imran Hussein from the Azzun town in eastern Qalqiliya.

Another Palestinian was detained from his home in the Hizma town north of Jerusalem in the central West Bank. He was identified by locals as Islam Salem al-Basha.

Israeli search and detention raids are a nightly occurrence in Palestinian cities, towns, and refugee camps across the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.

According to UN documentation, Israeli forces have carried out a bi weekly average of 185 raids in 2018, compared to an average of 120 in 2017.

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