A number of Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Monday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and broke into a Coffee Shop and a Bakery. The army also kidnapped ten Palestinians in different parts of the West Bank. Local sources said that the soldiers invaded Baladna Coffee Shop, in the center of the city, and âAbboud Bakery, violently searching them while interrogating the workers and the customers.
The invasion led to clashes between the invading soldiers and local youth, who threw stones and empty bottles at them, while the army fired gas bombs, rubber-coated metal bullets and a number of rounds of live ammunition.
Soldiers also invaded Yaâbad town, southwest of Jenin, and installed a military roadblock on its main entrance before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and investigating the ID cards of the passengers.
In related news, soldiers kidnapped at least ten Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including seven in Qarawat Bani Hassan village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.
One Palestinian was kidnapped in Tulkarem city, also in the northern part of the West Bank, at least one in Doura town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and two in the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah.
In addition, the soldiers invaded the towns of Ethna and ath-Thaheriyya, near Hebron, and withdrew after driving around for a few hours.