A total of 17 Palestinians were arrested in different parts of the West Bank on Thursday and transferred to centres for interrogation.In the city of Tubas in the northern part of the West Bank, soldiers raided several homes. In one incident, an eyewitness stated that soldiers raided the home of Hamada Mahmoud Abu Salah and stole NIS 9000 while the family were detained in a separate room

Elsewhere, Jamal Masalmani, 18 was arrested and taken to an unknown location after his father’s home was raided.

A military checkpoint was erected between the cities of al-Rama and Eja, south of Jenin, and several Palestinians were arrested.

There are currently more than 300 Palestinians being detained without charge in the occupied territories. There are also 185 Palestinian children in Israeli prisons.