Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and on earlier Monday, 21 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank. One Jordanian was taken prisoner after crossing the border near Bisan.The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded the town of al-Jiftlik, in Jericho district and kidnapped five Palestinians, identified as Khaled Abdul-Aziz al-Atawna, 22, Omar Suleiman Abi Rezeq, 26, Yasser Ismael Abu Hatab, 22, Mustafa Khalil Abu Salim, 30, and his brother Hamza, 21.
The PPS added that the soldiers also invaded various areas in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched many homes, and kidnapped eight Palestinians, identified as Monjed Majed Sharif, 21, Odai Mamoun Sharabati, 21, Mohammad Ahmad âAadi, 57, Nour Abdul-Hafith Rebâey, 21, Abdul-Rahman Ramadan, 18, Khairi Abu Hadeed, Tamer Kamel Masharqa, and Monther Mahmoud al-Heeh, 21.
In the Salfit district, the soldiers searched homes and kidnapped Ehab Hassan, 17, after ransacking his home, while resident Emad Zoheir Sobeh, 32, was kidnapped the Qalqilia, in the northern part of the West Bank, and Mohammad Abdul-Latif Deeriyya, 18, was kidnapped from his home in Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem.
In addition, several army vehicles invaded the al-Jiftlik town, north of Jericho, searched homes and kidnapped Khaled Abdul-Aziz al-âAtawna, 22, Omar Suleiman Abi Rezeq, 26, Yasser Ismael Abu Hatab, 22, and two brothers, identified as Hamza, 21, and Mustafa Khalil Abu Salim, 30.
In related news, the army detained a Jordanian man after crossing the border fence near Bisan city, Israeli Channel 10 said.
It added that the man was unarmed, and was moved to an interrogation center and that Israel will likely transfer him back to Jordan, after concluding a security background check.