Israeli army detains 7 Palestinians in West Bank raids
Palestinians rounded up in Israeli-occupied West Bank for alleged involvement in ‘popular terrorist activities’
By Abdelraouf Arnaout
Israeli forces detained seven Palestinians in overnight raids carried out across the occupied West Bank, the Israeli military said Thursday.
The individuals were arrested for “suspected involvement in popular terrorist activities”, the army said in a statement without elaborating on the nature of said activities.
The detainees have since been remanded into custody for further investigation, it added.
According to Palestinian figures, approximately 6,500 Palestinians are currently languishing in Israeli prisons, including scores of women and some 350 minors.
The Israeli army frequently carries out sweeping arrest campaigns across the occupied West Bank on the pretext of searching for “wanted” Palestinians.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.