Israel arrests eight Palestinians and confiscates $2,700

Palestine

Published: 2018-08-16 16:00

Last Updated: 2018-08-16 16:43


Israeli forces have arrested 520 Palestinians since 2018
Israeli forces have arrested 520 Palestinians since 2018


Israeli forces went on an “arresting mission” in different cities across the West Bank on Thursday, a Palestinian official source reported.

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said in a statement that Israeli forces stormed the cities of Jenin, El- Beira, Bethlehem, Hebron and Ramallah and arrested eight Palestinians whom they claimed were "wanted" by the authorities, in addition to confiscating $2,700 from them.

According to the PPS and other human rights organizations, Israeli forces have arrested 520 Palestinians since 2018, among those, 69 were children, nine were women and five were journalists.