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IDF: 20 Palestinians affiliated with Islamic Jihad detained in overnight West Bank raids

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Israeli troops detain a man allegedly affiliated with Palestinian Islamic Jihad in the West Bank, August 7, 2022. (Israel Defense Forces).
Israeli troops detain a man allegedly affiliated with Palestinian Islamic Jihad in the West Bank, August 7, 2022. (Israel Defense Forces).

The Israel Defense Forces says troops detained 20 Palestinians affiliated with the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group during overnight raids in the West Bank.

In a statement, the IDF says the arrests were made in the city of Jenin, the Tulkarm refugee camp, and other smaller towns across the West Bank.

The IDF says troops responded with riot dispersal means after dozens of Palestinians hurled stones and explosive devices at them, at a number of locations.

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