Meanwhile, 16 Palestinians were arrested throughout the West Bank overnight.
One of the fugitives was arrested in Nablus, three wanted Tanzim operatives were nabbed east of Kalkilya and an Islamic Jihad member was caught in Tulkarm. Six other Tanzim members and two Hamas fugitives were apprehended near Ramallah, while security forces nabbed two Islamic Jihad operatives and one wanted Hamas member in Bethlehem.
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