Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Sunday, the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched homes and kidnapped eight Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded Bethlehem city and kidnapped two others.Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded the al-‚ÄėArroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, searched many homes and kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Baha‚Äô Jihad Al-Hamouz, 17, and Mohammad Ahmad Abu Sil, 20.
The soldiers also kidnapped a sports journalist identified as Mahmoud Fathi Qawasma, in addition to Salah Issa Abdul-Mohtasib, Abdul-Hafith Adnan al-Mohtasib, and Dia Eddin Hosniyya, 17, from their homes in Hebron city.
In addition, the soldiers kidnapped Mohammad Ibrahim Halayqa, 23, and Ismael Maher Halayqa, 21, from Shiokh town, as they were heading for work.
In related news, the soldiers invaded Tareq Bin Ziad area, south of Hebron city, and fired gas bombs, causing dozens of residents, especially schoolchildren, to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.
In Bethlehem, several military vehicles invaded Saff Street, violently searched homes and kidnapped a Palestinian, identified as Mohye Mohammad Suman, 18.
Another Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Taha Abu Latifa, 22, was kidnapped from his home in the al-Ja‚Äôba village, west of Bethlehem, after the soldiers invaded it, and searched homes.
The soldiers also installed two roadblocks on the Ramallah-Nablus road, north of Ramallah, and near the main entrance of Nabi Saleh village, before stopping and searching dozens of cars.
It is worth mentioning that the Israeli soldiers have kidnapped more than 44 Palestinians, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, in the past two days.