Security forces arrests 33 in West Bank, including several Hamas operatives

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 12, 2015 11:00

 
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Following days of rioting, the IDF and Border Police carried out arrest raids in the West Bank overnight between Sunday and Monday, detaining 33 suspects.

Of those arrested, 19 are suspected of involvement in disturbances and violent riots toward security forces.

In Atil, northeast of Tulkarm, 13 suspects were arrested. In Silwad, near Ramallah, 10 Hamas operatives were arrested. In Mizra al-Kabaliah, near Ramallah, three Hamas operatives were arrested. An additional four suspects were arrested in Hebron, one of whom is a Hamas member.

The suspects were transferred to the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) for questioning.

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