UPDATE: 31 Palestinians Kidnapped from West Bank

December 10, 2015 10:47 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0
10 Dec
10:47 PM

Israeli forces abducted 31 Palestinians overnight, including four minors, from various occupied West Bank districts, said the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) and security sources.Israeli forces detained 10 Palestinians from Tulkarem district, seven from Jerusalem district, seven from Hebron district, three from Jenin district, two from Ramallah district, one from Bethlehem district and another from Jericho district, according to WAFA.

Ten Palestinians were taken from the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem, and identified as Ibrahim, 20, and Muhammad ‘Amar, Nimer Ibrahim, 16, Ibrahim Youssef, 22, ‘Omar, 20, and ‘Amer al-Ashqar, Muhammad Saruji, Ahmad Hamed, 22, ‘Ala’ Khalid and Mahmoud Farajallah.

In the Jerusalem district, Israeli police kidnapped three Palestinians identified as, Fahmi and Ahmad Salymeh, 16, and Ashraf Burqan, 18, after breaking into and ransacking their families’ houses in the Jerusalem neighborhood of ath-Thuri, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

Police also raided Qalandia refugee camp, to the north of Jerusalem, where they abducted Ibrahim Zayed, after breaking into and ransacking his house.

This came several hours after undercover Israeli units took a Palestinian minor from the vicinity of Qalandia military checkpoint. The detainee was identified as 15-year-old Sayf Abu Ltifa.

Police also detained two other Palestinians, according to PPS. They were identified as Malik Naser, and Nasim Qleib (or Klieb), 17.

Meanwhile in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, forces kidnapped Ahmad Abu Sneineh, 16, at the military checkpoint of Abu al-Rish in the southern section of Hebron city.

This came several hours after forces took a Palestinian identified as Saleh al-Rajabi, 30, after storming and searching his house in Hebron city.

Another Palestinian identified as ‘Ubaida Abu Sbeiha, 21, was taken as forces stormed his house during a raid into Yatta town, south of Hebron.

Furthermore, another Palestinian identified as ‘Imad Abu al-Jadayel, 21, was abducted as forces raided As-Samou‘ town, south of Hebron.

The detention raid came several hours after forces took a Palestinian from al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron ,on Wednesday evening.

Soldiers stationed at al-Container military checkpoint took Muhammad Az-Zida, 20, while he was travelling to his hometown.

Two more Palestinians were kidnapped from the Hebron district. They were identified, in a press release issued by PPS, as Ahmad Badawi and Muhammad Adh-Dhiba.

In the meantime, three Palestinians were detained from the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Israeli police detained the three men, who were not identified, from the northern Israeli city of Afula.

Furthermore, two more Palestinians were taken from the central West Bank district of Ramallah. The detainees were identified as ‘Ala’ al-Tamimi, from Nabi Saleh village, and Muhammad Tafesh.

Furthermore, forces abducted a Palestinian identified as ‘Abed Masalmeh from the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Another Palestinian identified as Ahmad Drai‘at was taken from Jericho.

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IMEMC Agencies

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