The Israeli police conducted, Wednesday, a large-scale invasion into Houra and al-Leqia towns in the Negev, and detained 34 Palestinian workers, who did not obtain work and entry permits into Israel.
According to a statement by the Israeli Police, the 34 Palestinians, from different parts of the West Bank, were working in stores, including Barbour shops, car repair facilities and restaurants, and that they ‚Äúillegally entered the country for work.‚ÄĚ
Two Palestinians from the Negev were also detained for providing shelter and work to the workers from the occupied territories.
The police also claimed a woman from the Negev was detained and sent to an interrogation center after the officers found weapons wrapped in blankets in a stroller she was pushing.
It added that officers also located thousands of Shekels believed to have been smuggled and laundered.