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Israeli forces detain 16 Palestinians from Shufat camp on second day of raids

March 22, 2018 2:56 P.M. (Updated: March 25, 2018 12:30 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces continued to carry out massive search and detention raids in the occupied East Jerusalem Shufat refugee camp for the second day in a row, arresting 16 Palestinians.

Spokesperson of the Fatah movement in the refugee camp, Thaer Fasfous, said that hundreds of Israeli soldiers raided the camp after Wednesday after midnight as a helicopter flew overhead.

Israeli soldiers raided several houses and stores in the refugee camp, and detained 16 youths, summoning several others for interrogation.

Locals identified the detainees as: Ibrahim Alqam, Jamil Alqam, Mahmoud Alqam, Iyad Ziyadeh, Amin Ziyadeh, Khalil Ziyadeh, Muath al-Bayya, Mustafa al-Bayya, Ahmad al-Salaymeh, Samah Abu Zayid, Raad al-Tawil, Muhammad Muhamad Ali, Youssef Muhammad Ali, Ahmad Muhammad Ali, Dirar Muhammad Ali and Iyad al-Imwasi.

Israeli forces had carried out a similar raid on Wednesday before dawn, detaining 20 locals.

Some of the 20 were later released on conditions while the detentions of others were extended.

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