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Israeli forces detain 18 Palestinians in West Bank

Sept. 4, 2018 12:28 P.M. (Updated: Sept. 4, 2018 1:37 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least 18 Palestinians during predawn Tuesday raids carried out across the occupied West Bank.

The Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) confirmed that Israeli forces detained five Palestinians from the southern West Bank district of Hebron; they were identified as Ayed Dudin, Mubarak Elayyan Zeidat, Youssef Nassar, Muhammad Ismail Abu Arqoub and Ahmad Abu Sundos.

In the central West Bank district of Jerusalem, another five Palestinians were detained; PPS identified them as Seif Abu Irmeila from the Qalandiya refugee camp, Sheikh Basman Abu Irmeila from Kafr Aqab, Odeh Issa Radaydeh, Muhammad Salah Iyad and Ibrahim Nasser Atallah.

In the northern West Bank district of Nablus, Israeli forces detained five Palestinians; they were identified as Ahmad Marmash, Imad al-Amoudi, Islam Abed al-Karim Hashash, Hussam Abu Zaytoun and Youssef Abed al-Karim Hashash.

PPS confirmed that three Palestinians were detained in the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem; the society identified them as Muhammad Ahmad Qassem Saadeh, Abed al-Hakim Muhammad Hamdan and Raafat Jamil al-Rahman Nassif.

According to prisoners rights group Addameer, there are 5,820 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons.

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