Israel arrests senior W Bank Hamas commander

Israeli security forces arrested a senior leader of the armed wing of the Islamist Hamas movement in the occupied West Bank Wednesday, Palestinian officials said.

Israel arrests senior W Bank Hamas commander

Omar Jaber was detained together with his deputy Hani Barabra in the village of Bal'a just north of the town of Tulkarem, Palestinian security sources said.

Jaber was a West Bank commander of the military wing of Hamas, the Islamist group which controls the Gaza Strip.

Agencies


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