Israel arrests 1,215 Palestinians in West Bank since 7 October

Ahram Online , Monday 23 Oct 2023

Israel has arrested 1,215 Palestinians in the West Bank since the beginning of the war on Gaza on 7 October, according to the Palestinian Prisoners' Club.

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West Bank


On Monday, Israeli forces raided the southern West Bank provinces of Ramallah, Bethlehem, and Hebron, arresting 85 Palestinians.

Among those detained were women, children, and the elderly, according to the Detainees' Affairs Authority.

The authority added that 6,500 Palestinians have been arrested by Israeli forces since the beginning of 2023.

On Saturday, Israeli troops raided the West Bank home of a senior Hamas leader and detained members of his family, witnesses said.

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