The Israel Defense Forces arrested 20 wanted terror suspects, Sunday evening, in the Palestinian Authority-assigned areas of Judea and Samaria (Shomron). Seven of the arrests took place in the Samarian city of Shechem with single arrests in nearby Salam, Jit and Awarta. Five suspects were arrested in the Judean city of Hevron. Single arrests were reported in the Samarian villages of Sida and Ya'abed, near Jenin, in Ramallah and nearby El-Bira and the western-Samarian town of Tulkarm.
The detainees were turned over to security agencies for interrogation.