BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least 25 Palestinians during raids between Monday and the predawn hours of Tuesday, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS), local Palestinian sources, and the Israeli army.
Israeli raids in Palestinian towns, villages, and refugee camps are a daily occurrence in the occupied West Bank. The UN recorded an average of 95 weekly raids in the occupied West Bank in 2016, and 78 weekly raids on average thus far in 2017.
Northern & Central West Bank
In the northern occupied West Bank district of Nablus, PPS reported that Israeli forces detained a young woman identified as Sujud Asaad Rihan, and a young man identified as 22-year-old Dirar, who were detained during overnight raids. An Israeli spokesperson confirmed to Ma’an two detentions from the Nablus district.
PPS added that two young men had also been detained during the day on Monday in Nablus, and identified them as Amir Swelem and 22-year-old Ahmad Eid Hindi.
In the Jordan Valley-area Tubas district, PPS reported that two Palestinians were detained, and identified them as Seif Daraghmeh, who PPS described as a “teenager,” and Jamal Rakiz Maslamani, who the group described as “a young man.” Meanwhile, locals in Tubas reported that Muhammad Abu Amer, 17, was also detained during overnight raids.
The Israeli army spokesperson confirmed two detentions in Tubas.
In the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah, Israeli forces detained three teenagers who PPS identified as Nasrallah Adil Barghouthi, 16, Ali Ahmad Barghouthi, 18, and Muhammad Khalil Srour, 18.
The Israeli army confirmed two detentions from the Ramallah district, citing one detention from the village of Nilin and another from the village of Qalandiya.
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