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Massive arrest campaign in the West Bank and Jerusalem

Jerusalem24 – Israeli occupation forces today and last night detained at least 30 Palestinians, including two female university students, in large-scale raids across the occupied territories, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).

Israeli forces rounded up 12 Palestinians after forcibly entering and ransacking the houses of their families in Abu Dis town, east of Jerusalem.

In Bethlehem district, military vehicles stormed Tuqu town, east of the southern West Bank city, where the soldiers detained a 17-year-old teen and searched his parents’ house.

In the northern West Bank, heavily-armed soldiers barged into Madama village, south of Nablus, detained two people and broke into several houses.

They detained two female students enrolled in al-Najah National University; one in Nablus city and the other from Tell village, west of the city.

In Tulkarm district, soldiers raided Kafr al-Labad village, east of Tulkarm city, resulting in the detention of five people, including a formerly-detained 56-year-old man and his son.

Soldiers also raided Kafr Abbush town, south of the Tulkarm city, and detained one person.

Three others were detained from Illar town, northeast of the city.

In Jenin district, soldiers forcibly entered a house in Yabad town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched and ransacked a house and detained one person.

They also rounded up three others; one from Fahma village, southwest of the city, and the two others from Tayba village, southwest of the city.

Nadeen Alshaer

Alshaer is a Palestinian journalist, a Birzeit University graduate with a B.A. in TV and Radio Broadcasting Journalism. Alshaer has 6 years of experience in journalism. She currently works as a reporter, editor and presenter/producer for PBC-Palestine TV and Jerusalem24 radio. She’s a UN and Kelley School of Business alumna.

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