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Israeli forces detain 2 Palestinians in Jenin district

July 15, 2018 11:41 A.M. (Updated: July 15, 2018 12:39 P.M.)
JENIN (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained two Palestinian brothers from Bartaa village, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Jenin, during predawn raids on Sunday.

According to local sources, Israeli forces detained two Palestinians and identified them as brothers, Baker Nafe Kabha, 23, and Muhammad Nafe Kabha, 25.

Sources added that before Israeli forces detained the two brothers, they raided the village and thoroughly searched the Kabha family home.

Reasons for their detention are unknown.

Israeli raids into Palestinian towns and villages are near daily occurrence in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

According to UN documentation, between January 16 and 29, Israeli forces carried out 160 search and arrest operations in the West Bank, while 2018 has seen a to a bi weekly average of 176 search and detention raids.
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