IDF arrests 31 Palestinian suspects in nighttime raid


TEL AVIV (JTA) — The Israel Defense Forces detained 31 Palestinians suspected of involvement in terror operations or violent protests.

The arrest raids also uncovered illegally held weapons, including six rifles, a pistol, gun sights and ammunition magazines, according to the Times of Israel. The number of suspects detained was significantly higher than average in the IDF’s nightly West Bank raids.

Fourteen of the suspects were captured near Nablus in the northern West Bank. The IDF will interrogate all of the detainees.

During the search, the IDF also uncovered four captured deer. Two will be released into the wild and two will be transferred t0 animal care.

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