Israeli Forces Detain 11 Palestinians, Including PLC Member

Israeli Forces Detain 11 Palestinians, Including PLC Member

Thursday, 8 November, 2018 - 08:45
Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian during a raid in Hebron on 20 September 2016 | Wisam Hashlamoun APA images
West Bank- Asharq Al-Awsat
Israeli forces detained early Wednesday at least 11 Palestinians, including a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), across the occupied West Bank.

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) confirmed that Israeli forces detained a member of the PLC, Muhammad Abu Jhesheh, from Idhna town in the southern West Bank district of Hebron.

In the central West Bank district of Ramallah, one Palestinian was detained and identified as Salah Ibrahim Salah, 28.

Two former Palestinian prisoners were detained in the northern West Bank district of Jenin identified as Ahmad Balal Abu Bakr and Ahmad Tareq Abu Bakr.

In Qalqiliya, Israeli forces also detained Ahmad Saber Radwan, 23.

Two other Palestinians were detained in the northern West Bank district of Nablus. PPS identified them as Muhammad Anis Ashqar, 17, and Sharaf Jamil Abu Asab, 28.

In the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem, four Palestinians were detained. They were identified as former prisoner Alaa Yousef Sharbawi, 35, Muhammad Mahmoud al-Azab, 30, Muntaser Yousef Ode, 30, and Walid Suleiman Naawla, 55, who is the father of Ashraf Naawla, 23, who carried out a shooting attack in the Barkan industrial area, in which two Israeli settlers died and another sustained serious injuries.

Israeli military raids into Palestinian cities, towns and refugee camps are a near-daily occurrence.

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