Israeli soldiers kidnapped, late on Monday at night, eight Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Hebron, Bethlehem and Ramallah, after storming their homes and searching them.Several army vehicles invaded the Shiokh town, northeast of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched many homes and kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Hamza Ayyoub al-Mashni and Abdul-Karim Mohammad Halayqa.
Soldiers also invaded and searched several homes in Bethlehem city, and kidnapped a Palestinian identified as Issa Nader Sarhan.
Another Palestinian, identified as Bara‚Äô Radwan Abu Ghayatha, was kidnapped from his home in Nahhalin town.
The soldiers searched his home, and many other homes in the town, and interrogated several Palestinians.
In addition, soldiers invaded Ertah area, south of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, searched homes, and kidnapped Jihad Fuad Rashed.
In Ramallah, soldiers invaded Silwad town, east of the city, searched many homes and kidnapped two brothers identified as Abdullah and Ali Monir Hamed, and another young man identified as Amjad an-Najjar.
The soldiers also confiscated several surveillance tapes from a number of homes, including homes belonging to Ahmad Sobhi and Yousef Najjar, and withdrew from the town.