Israeli occupation detains 17 Palestinians in West Bank

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WEST BANK, February  2 – At least 17 Palestinian citizens were abducted by Israeli occupation forces in a large-scale arrest campaign in the occupied West Bank in the early hours of Monday  morning.

Local sources reported that Israeli occupation soldiers broke into Ramallah city and kidnapped Wesam Abu Saqer, and Atta Khatab, after storming and ransacking their homes.

After raiding houses in Kafr Malik village east of Ramallah, Israeli occupation forces arrested the Palestinian citizen Fadi Amra.

In Balata camp, near Nablus, Israeli occupation troops detained Ahmed Nasser Hashash, Saleh Abu Asab, and Ahmed Riad Hashash, after storming and ransacking their houses and confiscating some of their properties.   

Israeli occupation soldiers, in addition, abducted Sheikh Munawar Bisharat and his son Harith, after raiding their house in Tamoun town north of occupied Jerusalem.

During a raid in the town of Taffouh, west of Hebron, Israeli occupation troops arrested three young Palestinians.

More than 4,500 Palestinian political detainees are languishing in Israeli occupation jails including at least 170 children, 40 women and 370 others held under the Israeli Administration Detention policy, without trial or charge.