Monday, May 20 2013; Israeli soldiers kidnapped two Palestinian schoolchildren returning home from school, in the Al-Wad Road area, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem. The twin brothers, were release on bail.The Israeli army claimed that a number of Palestinians hurled stones at Israeli military vehicles and settlers, cars driving in the area.
Eyewitnesses said that the soldiers kidnapped Nathif and Ibrahim Hani Bader, 10, students of the Islamic Orphanage School in the city, and took them to an interrogation center.
The two were released later on after a bail was posted, and will be sent to court at a later date, local sources said.
According to recent reports by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), based in Gaza, and the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, in Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers kidnaped 28 children in the first half of this month.
Dozens of children have been injured during numerous attacks carried out by Israeli soldiers and settlers.