14 wanted suspects arrested overnight in West Bank, terror funds confiscated

March 27, 2017 07:14
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14 wanted suspects were apprehended overnight in the West Bank in a joint operation carried out by IDF, Shin Bet and police forces. Nine of the arrested suspects are suspected of involvement in local terror activities as well as in participating in violent demonstrations against security forces and civilians.
Five of the suspects are linked to Hamas, the terror organization ruling in the Gaza Strip.

In a separate operation that took place overnight, the IDF confiscated thousands of shekels in the city of Bethlehem. Operating according to intelligence sources, the IDF confiscated the funds after it was learned that they were intended to be used for terror purposes.

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