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Israeli forces detain 25 Palestinians during West Bank raids

Israeli forces detained 25 Palestinians during raids in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem overnight, including a sick woman from Gaza and a child.

The Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) and The Ministry of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs released a joint statement stating that arrests took place in Hebron, Qalqilya, Bethlehem, Jenin, Tulkarm, Ramallah, and Jerusalem.

The statement alleged that Israeli forces ransacked homes, and beat and threatened detainees and their families. 

It added that a cancer-stricken woman from Gaza who was heading to Jerusalem for treatment was among those detained. 

Around 7,630 Palestinians have been arrested in the West Bank since 7 October.