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Israel detains some 40 Palestinians in overnight raids at their homes in the West Bank

Most of them are former detainees, and one journalist was also arrested

Jerusalem24 – The Israeli military forces detained around 40 Palestinians in overnight and early morning raids in the West Bank, most of them are former detainees, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).

Soldiers detained at least seven Palestinians from various towns and refugee camps in the district of Hebron in the south of the West Bank, including a journalist who was covering the protests in Hebron city.

The soldiers earlier killed a Palestinian man in Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron, and injured another during a raid of the camp, where arrests were also made.

Seven others were detained in the Nablus district towns, and two more in the Tulkarm district, both in the north of the West Bank.

Arrests were also reported in Tubas, where a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed by soldiers earlier today, and in Qalqilya, as well as other districts in the West Bank.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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