IDF arrests 11 Palestinian security suspects in West Bank, 6 of them Hamas members

September 8, 2015 09:52


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IDF units arrested 11 Palestinian security suspects in overnight raids between Monday and Tuesday across the West Bank, six of them Hamas members. 

Five suspects, who are not affiliated to any established armed organization, took part in unorganized terrorism and rioting against security forces and civilians, the IDF said.

Arrests occurred in the Palestinian village of Marca, southwest of Jenin, where soldiers arrested a Hamas member, and in the Fahama refugee camp, southwest of Jenin, where another Hamas member was taken into custody.

Soldiers made an arrest of a third suspect in Beit Liqya, southwest of Ramallah, and of three more suspects in Nebi Saleh, northwest of Ramallah

The army nabbed a Hamas member in Silwad, northeast of Ramallah, and another Hamas member was arrested in Al-Khader, west of Bethlehem. Soldiers also entered the city of Bethlehem to arrest a security suspect.

Units also entered Al-Fawer, southwest of Hebron to make an arrest of a wanted Hamas member.

Another Hamas operative was taken into custody in Rabud, southwest of Hebron.

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