Israel rounds up 15 Palestinians in occupied West Bank

Alaturka Amerika ABD Haberleri

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) – The Israeli army detained at least 15 Palestinians in overnight raids carried out across the occupied West Bank, according to a military statement issued Thursday. <br> </p> <p>The individuals were arrested for “suspected involvement in terrorist activities”, the army said, adding that they had since been referred to relevant authorities for further investigation. <br> </p> <p>The Israeli army frequently carries out wide-ranging arrest campaigns across the occupied West Bank on the pretext of searching for “wanted” Palestinians. <br> </p> <p>According to estimates, roughly 5,800 Palestinians are currently languishing in Israeli detention facilities, including women, children and a handful of lawmakers.