IOF arrest 17 Palestinians in overnight raid

PNN/ Bethlehem/

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Wednesday overnight have arrested 17 Palestinians from all over the West Bank and Jerusalem.

Israeli Army claimed that 17 “wanted” Palestinians were detained for allegedly being involved in anti-occupation attacks.

According to the Israeli military sources, two Palestinians were detained in Tulkarem while another was arrested in Salfit. Two more arrests were reported in occupied Jerusalem and five detainees in Hebron.

In addition, six Jerusalemite minors were also among the reported arrests.

Weapons and amounts of money were reportedly found during the predawn raids, the sources claimed.

Local sources told PIC reporter that nearly 15 Israeli vehicles carrying dozens of Israeli soldiers stormed Qalqilia north of West Bank and arrested a young man after being summoned for investigation.

A printing house was also stormed and searched in the city, where several equipment were confiscated.

A number of military checkpoints were also erected in the area.

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