Published: 2017-11-29 15:23
Last Updated: 2017-11-29 15:23
Predawn raids were carried out by Israeli forces across the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, according to the Israeli army.
The army said in a statement that a number of Palestinians were detained for security reasons and that weapons were in a toy store in Jenin, in the West Bank.
Identities of the detainees were not provided by the Israeli army, according to Maan.
However, local witnesses said that three Palestinians were detained from the Bethlehem district, northern West Bank, including two teengers after their homes were searched.
Meanwhile, al-Arroub refugee camp in Hebron district was raided as well, where three Palestinians including two “children” were detained.
Almost 150 search and arrest operations were conducted across the West Bank between November 7 and November 20, according to UN documentation.
During the month of October, 6,198 Palestinians were detained by Israel, according to prisoners’ rights group Addameer.