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Injured Palestinian among 18 detained by Israeli forces

Nov. 6, 2018 2:58 P.M. (Updated: Nov. 6, 2018 5:32 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least 18 Palestinians, including an injured, during predawn raids on Tuesday throughout the occupied West Bank.

According to Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS), Israeli forces detained seven Palestinians in the southern West Bank district of Hebron. They were identified as Muhammad Taysir al-Atrash, Hamza Tareq Ghaith, Muhammad Samir Abu Aram, Falah Hamdi Abu Maria, Mahya al-Din, and Khatab Wahid Abu Maria.

In addition to an injured Palestinian, who was detained while receiving treatment for injuries he had previously sustained by Israeli live ammunition; PPS identified him as Muhannad Abed al-Fatah al-Rajbi.

In the central West Bank district of Jerusalem, two Palestinians were detained; they were identified as Muhammad Hamza Salah al-Din and Mussab Abed al-Rahman al-Khatib.

In the central West Bank district of Ramallah, Israeli forces detained three Palestinians; PPS identified them as Maher Ahmad Thaher, 21, along with his brother Mahdi, 24, and Shadi Dar Khalil, 21.

In the northern West Bank district of Qalqiliya, two Palestinians were detained and identified as Ahmad Shaaban Nofel and Muhammad Issam Khaled.

In the northern West Bank district of Salfit, one Palestinian was detained and identified as Adham Ismail Saber.

In the northern West Bank district of Nablus, Israeli forces detained two Palestinians, PPS identified them as Sahib al-Sarkaji and Amer al-Sarkaji.

In the northern West Bank district of Jenin, another Palestinian was detained; he was identified as Zaher Jamal Zaarour.

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

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

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