Security forces arrest 10 terror suspects in overnight West Bank raids

Israeli security forces arrested 10 wanted people suspected of involvement in terror activities during overnight raids across the West Bank,  the Israel Defense Forces said Thursday.

A combined force of IDF units, the Shin Bet internal security service and Border Police arrested three terror suspects in the Jalazoun Refugee Camp near Ramallah.

The IDF said troops encountered a “violent riot” that included stone-throwing at Israeli forces in the camp. Soldiers used riot dispersal means, including the firing of a Ruger rifle — a common tool the IDF regards as less lethal than larger caliber rounds it uses — and said they had hit a Palestinian.

The military did not provide details on his condition, and the official Palestinian Wafa news agency said there were no injuries in the clash.

The IDF and Border Police also confiscated numerous illegal weapons, including an M-16, in the West Bank village of Ramallah suburb Silwad, the army said.

Forces arrested three terror suspects in the Palestinian villages of Yamun, Burqin and Yabad near the city of Jenin, the army said. The IDF additionally arrested two terror suspects in Al Doha, near Bethlehem, where it also reported “violent disorder.” In response to what it reported as dozens throwing rocks and fireworks, the IDF employed dispersal measures against the protesters.

In Surif, near Hebron, the IDF said it confiscated thousands of shekels suspected of being intended for terror activity.

In Qarawat Bani Zeid, near Ramallah, security forces arrested two suspects and seized illegal weapons.

The IDF reported no injuries or casualties among Israeli security forces.

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