Hamas says PA arrested 66 of group's supporters in W. Bank

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March 5, 2013 17:29

The Palestinian Authority security forces have arrested 66 Hamas supporters in the West Bank during the month of February, the Gaza-based Islamist movement announced Tuesday.

In a report, Hamas said that among those arrested were 32 former prisoners [held by Israel], three university students, a journalist and a teacher.

The report said that PA security forces also summoned another 38 Hamas supporters and leaders for interrogation.

Ten Hamas supporters were ordered remanded into custody despite court decisions to release them, the report said.


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