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Israeli forces detain 8 Palestinians in West Bank raids

Oct. 2, 2018 11:37 A.M. (Updated: Oct. 2, 2018 1:48 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least eight Palestinians during raids, on predawn Tuesday, from areas across the occupied West Bank.

The Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) confirmed that Israeli forces detained one Palestinian from the southern West Bank district of Hebron, he was identified Yasin Adel al-Zaaqiq.

In the central West Bank district of Jerusalem, two Palestinians were detained and identified as Muntaser Salah al-Din and Ali Muhammad Iyad.

Israeli forces detained three Palestinians from the northern West Bank district of Jenin; PPS identified them as Ahmad Ribhi Nierat, Youssef Jamal Abu Zeineh and Maawiya Taher al-Qaram.

In the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem, PPS confirmed that two Palestinians were detained, identifying them as Rami Samir Abu Samra, 26, and Adham Muhammad Khaliliya, 30.

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 prisoners rights group Addameer, there are 5,781 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons.
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