Shin Bet: Israeli forces arrest 13 Hamas operatives in West Bank

January 16, 2017 10:36

Israeli security forces have arrested 13 Hamas operatives operating in the West Bank's Binyamin region, the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) announced Monday. 

Among those arrested was a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council for Hamas. During the joint IDF-Shin Bet operation, money, a vehicle and Hamas propaganda materials were seized, the Shin Bet said. In recent weeks, Israeli forces have uncovered extensive Hamas infrastructure and the terrorist organization's regional headquarters in the Ramallah and Binyamin areas of the West Bank.

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