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Israeli forces detain 24 Palestinians, including minor, woman

Oct. 10, 2018 11:59 A.M. (Updated: Oct. 10, 2018 2:42 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least 24 Palestinians, including a minor and a woman, on predawn Wednesday, across the occupied West Bank.

According to Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS), Israeli forces detained three Palestinians in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, they were identified as Amr al-Sleibi, Saif Ibrahim Asafra and Yazan Ahmad Asafra.

In the central West Bank district of Jericho, three Palestinians were detained; they were identified as Jihad Mahmoud Munasra, Yazan Muhammad Abu Zeid, Hazem Mahmoud Abed al-Khaliq.

In the northern West Bank district of Qalqiliya, one Palestinian was detained near an Israeli military checkpoint and identified as Baraa Youssef, 17.

In the northern West Bank district of Nablus, Israeli forces detained two Palestinians; PPS identified them as Yahiya Adnan Samhan, 23, and Muhammad Imad al-Shakhshir, 19.

In the northern West Bank district of Tulakrem, PPS confirmed that Israeli forces carried out raids throughout various areas of the district and detained 15 Palestinians, including one woman.

They were identified as Majida al-Tini, Rabie Muhammad Abu Rabia, Kamal al-Bado, Mahmoud al-Bado, Suleiman Izzam Abu Sheikha, Hassan Azzam Abu Sheikha, Tariq Zeid, Nael Awad, Ahmad Qawazah, Awas Obeid, Karam Marwan Dahiliya, Muath Muhammad Dahiliya, Muhammad Imad Naquri and Walid Suleiman Abu Sheikha, 57, who is the father of Ashraf Naawla, who had carried out a shooting attack, killing two Israeli settlers and injuring a third.

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, of whom 65 are female prisoners and 270 are child prisoners, of whom 50 are under the age of 16 years.

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