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Over 150 Islamists held in West Bank, Gaza

Israeli forces early on Sunday arrested more than 150 activists of Hamas and Islamic Jihad in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

india Updated: Sep 25, 2005 10:43 IST

Israeli forces early on Sunday arrested more than 150 activists of Hamas and Islamic Jihad in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, a military source said.

Some 50 activists were picked up in the Hebron region and around 30 others near Ramallah, in the West Bank.

A dozen political and military leaders of Hamas were among those arrested, the source said.

First Published: Sep 25, 2005 10:43 IST