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Israeli forces nab five Palestinian terror suspects

Since Oct. 7, the IDF has arrested more than 3,600 wanted men in Judea and Samaria.

Israeli soldiers conduct counterterrorism operations in Judea and Samaria, March 24, 2024. Credit: IDF.
Israeli soldiers conduct counterterrorism operations in Judea and Samaria, March 24, 2024. Credit: IDF.

Israeli forces arrested five wanted Palestinians in counterterrorism operations across Judea and Samaria overnight Saturday.

In a raid near Bethlehem, the forces also confiscated weapons.

There were no injuries to the troops.

Since Oct. 7, Israeli soldiers have arrested more than 3,600 Palestinian terrorism suspects in Judea and Samaria, of whom about 1,600 are affiliated with Hamas.

The raids came a day after Palestinian terrorist Mujahid Barakat Mansour killed IDF Sgt. First Class Ilay David Garfinkel, 21, in a sniper attack near the Jewish community of Dolev in the Binyamin region of Samaria.

Six other soldiers were wounded, including one seriously.

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