According to the official message of the press service of the IDF, 20-26 October in Judea and Samaria by the Israeli military detained more than 60 activists of the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas.
Among others October 20, near Ramallah, was detained one of the leaders of Hamas, Sheikh Hassan Yousuf. October 24, in the Jenin area, was detained one of leaders of fighters of Hamas in Northern Samaria Islam Hamad, previously released from a Palestinian prison.
The Israeli military had not announced the holding of any special operations to neutralize the infrastructure of Hamas in Judea and Samaria. All the detentions were carried out in the framework of the «routine» operations against terror, mostly at night. But note that the number of detained activists of terrorist organizations and individuals suspected of extremist activities in Judea and Samaria increased significantly in the past week, the increase in so-called «intifada al-Quds» held by the Hamas leadership in Gaza.