Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday, various Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped six Palestinians, including three in occupied East Jerusalem.Local sources in the northern West Bank city of Nablus have reported that several Israeli military vehicles invaded the city, during early dawn hours, searched homes and kidnapped one Palestinian.
The kidnapped has been identified as Tamer Farooq Sharaf, 24; he was taken prisoner from his home in the Northern Mountain area, in Nablus.
Soldiers also kidnapped a young Palestinian man, 18 years of age, near the Za‚Äôtara roadblock, south of the northern West bank city of Nablus, and took him to an unknown destination.
The army claimed the Palestinian, who remained unidentified until the time of this report, ‚Äúcarried a knife.‚ÄĚ
Several military vehicles also invaded Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped a former political prisoner, identified as Bassam Hamed, 40 years of age.
His father said the soldiers stormed his home, forced the family into one room, and kidnapped his son after ransacking the property. The soldiers used military dogs while searching the property.
Hamed previously spent five years in Israeli prisons and detention centers.
Soldiers also handed resident Anwar Hamed a military warrant for interrogation.
Also in Ramallah, soldiers invaded Deir Ammar village and Beitello town, broke into several homes, and used the rooftops of a number of homes as military towers.
The army also installed roadblocks blocking the entrances of the village, stopped and searched dozens of cars, and interrogated the passengers while inspecting their ID cards. The soldiers withdrew later on; no arrests were reported.
On Monday morning, soldiers kidnapped three Palestinians, family members of detainee Omar Ibrahim al-‚ÄėAbbassi, while attending his hearing in the District Court in occupied Jerusalem.
The three have been identified as Ali Ibrahim al-‚ÄėAbbassi, 25, his uncle Khaled Ali al-‚ÄėAbbassi, and his relative Emad Mhanna, 27.