IDF nabs 23 Palestinian security suspects in overnight raids, seizes arms

September 30, 2015 11:57

The IDF arrested 23 Palestinian security suspects - six of them Hamas members - in overnight security raids across the West Bank between Tuesday and Wednesday. Most of the suspects allegedly took part in unorganized violence against Israeli civilians and security forces, the army added.

Three suspects were arrested in Marka, south of Jenin, and a Hamas member was arrested in Madama, southwest of Nablus.Two other Hamas operatives were arrested in Tal, southwest of Nablus.

A fourth Hamas man was arrested in Ras Al-Ein in Nablus. The IDF arrested two more Hamas members in Beir Ziet, north of Ramallah.

The Kfir infantry brigade's Netzah Yehuda battalion conducted an arms raid in Marka, south of Jenin, seizing eleven pipe bombs, two homemade weapons, a hunting rifle, ammunition, and weapons-building material.

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