Israeli forces detain 24 Palestinians, including woman, in West Bank

RAMALLAH, Israeli forces detained in overnight and predawn raids on Wednesday at least 24 Palestinians, including a woman, from across the West Bank districts, said the Palestinians Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

PPS said in a statement at least 15 people, including a woman, were detained by the Israeli army in the Tulkarem area, 12 of them from Shweikeh town, near Tulkarm, hometown of a Palestinian who allegedly shot and killed two Israeli settlers on Sunday. The detainees included father of the alleged attacker, Ashraf Naalweh.

Israeli soldiers also detained three people in Jericho, two others, aged 19 and 21, in the Nablus area, three more in Hebron district, in addition to a 17-year-old who was detained at a military checkpoint near Qalqilia.

Source: Palestinian News and Info Agency