Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including a woman who was kidnapped in the yards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Local sources in the Hebron district, in the southern part of the West Bank, have reported that the soldiers kidnapped seven Palestinians; six in Hebron city, one in Halhoul town.
The sources said the soldiers broke into and ransacked several homes in Hebron city, and kidnapped Raed Salah Mohtaseb, 26, Mohammad Mousa Abu Hussein, Tareq Mohammad Abu Hussein, 26, Bilal Abdul-Rahman Abu Hussein, 25, and his brother Hamza, 24.
Soldiers also invaded a religious court in the Old City of Hebron, and kidnapped resident Ibrahim Ishaq al-Khatib, 23, while holding his wedding ceremony.
In addition, soldiers invaded Halhoul town, north of Hebron, and kidnapped a Palestinian identified as Anas Khaled Abu Rayyan, 24.
Army also invaded the towns of Ethna and Yatta, installed roadblocks at the northern entrance of Hebron city, and the entrances of Sa‚Äôir and Halhoul towns, before stopping dozens of cars, and searched them while inspecting the ID cards of the passengers.
Furthermore, soldiers invaded Beiteen village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped two Palestinians.
The two have been identified as, the local mosque‚Äôs Imam Sheikh Yousef Jaber, and Sa‚Äôad Darwish, the brother of Saje Darwish, who was shot and killed by the Israeli army on March 10, 2014. http://www.imemc.org/article/67217
In Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, soldiers kidnapped ‚ÄėAs‚Äôad Khaled Abu al-Hasan, 20, from his home in ‚ÄėAskar refugee camp, Yazan Khaled Eshtayya, 21, Mojahed Ghazi Khalil, 22, from the Balata refugee camp, and Asadallah Qett, 23, from his home in Madama village, south of Nablus.
Several military jeeps also invaded Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, broke into and searched a number of homes, and kidnapped two Palestinians identified as ‚ÄėOdai Ahmad Abu ar-Rob, 21, and Shadi Talal Zakarna, 27.
In related news, several soldiers and Israeli extremists invaded the yards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped a woman identified as Om Radwan ‚ÄėAmro, near Bab Hatta, one of the gates leading to the mosque.
The woman was kidnapped after several Israeli fanatics stormed the yards of the Mosque, and conducted provocative acts targeting Muslim worshipers.
Earlier on Monday morning, small groups of Israeli fanatics, accompanied by police Special Forces, broke into the yards of the Mosque, through the Magharba Gate.
The Police also continued its policy of withholding the ID cards of young Palestinian men and woman, before allowing them to enter the mosque.
Furthermore, Israeli military bulldozers uprooted a Palestinian land, near Jaloud village, south of Nablus, in preparation to expand two illegal settlements, built on Palestinians lands.
Abdullah al-Hajj, head of the Jaloud village council, said the soldiers bulldozed a land, south of the village, adding that the land is near Akhya and Esh Kodesh settlements.