IDF forces arrest 11 Palestinians overnight in West Bank

Security forces investigating suspects, including seven Hamas operatives.

November 24, 2014 08:48
IDF soldier

IDF soldier handcuffs a man. (photo credit: REUTERS)


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IDF forces arrested 11 Palestinian suspected in the West Bank overnight between Sunday and Monday, a military spokeswoman confirmed.

Eight of the detained were suspected of throwing rocks and launching fire bombs and fireworks toward security forces.

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Of the 11, one suspect was arrested in the village of Atil near Tukarem. During the arrest, IDF forces uncovered a shotgun and a 16M assault rifle.

Security forces also arrested a Hamas operative in Nablus and five others in Beit Awwa, west of Hebron. Two others, including one Hamas member, were arrested in Hebron.

Near Jericho in the town of al-Auja, one more Palestinian suspect was apprehended.

Security forces were investigating the suspects.

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