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Israel rounds up 22 Palestinians in W. Bank raids
Israel rounds up 22 Palestinians in W. Bank raids

Six of those rounded up are linked to Hamas, Israeli army asserts

World Bulletin / News Desk

Israeli forces have arrested 22 Palestinians in overnight raids in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli military said in a Monday statement. 

Arrests were carried out across the territory, according to the statement, with six of the detainees being linked to Gaza-based Palestinian resistance movement Hamas.

The army did not provide the political affiliations of the other detainees. 

The army frequently carries out overnight raids in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

According to official Palestinian estimates, there are currently some 7,000 Palestinians languishing in prisons throughout Israel.



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