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Israeli forces detain 12 Palestinians in West Bank

Oct. 24, 2018 2:00 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 24, 2018 4:17 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least 12 Palestinians, on predawn Tuesday, during raids particularly in the northern occupied West Bank.

Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) said that Israeli forces detained two Palestinians in the southern West Bank district of Hebron; they were identified as Muhammad al-Titi and his brother Jihad.

In the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, one Palestinian was detained and identified as Hussein Jalal Matawwa.

In the northern West Bank district of Qalqiliya, Israeli forces detained one Palestinian, he was identified as Rami Ghazawi, 26.

In the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem, eight Palestinians were detained; PPS identified them as Muhannad Muhammad Kawwa, 47, his son Jamal Kawwa, Mahdi Adib al-Hajj Ibrahim, Muhammad Firas Mahdawi, 20, Hamam Amer al-Masri, 19, Ibrahim Hussein al-Mahdi, 22, Mumen al-Sharfa, and Amjad Azmi Amar, 24.

It is noteworthy that since October 7th, 70 Palestinians have been detained by Israeli forces in the Tulkarem district.

According to prisoners rights group Addameer, there are 5,640 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons.

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