The Israeli occupation forces detained 18 Palestinians this morning in raids at their homes in the occupied territories, according to various sources.
Nine people were detained from the Hebron governorate in the south of the West Bank, including two siblings from the town of Tarqoumia, and two other siblings from the town of Dura. Four were from the town of Beit Kahel and the ninth was from Hebron city.
In Bethlehem, also in the south of the West Bank, the Israeli forces detained a 16-year-old child from Aida refugee camp and a 23-year-old former prisoner from the town of Nahalin.
In the north of the West Bank, the army detained two siblings, one of them a 32-year-old former prisoner, from Nur Shams refugee camp in Tulkarm.
Another former prisoner was detained in Nablus city, and one was detained from the town of al-Oja in the Jericho district in the east of the West Bank.
Three Palestinians were also detained from various towns in the Ramallah district.