Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, five Palestinians from several areas of the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, one in nearby Qalqilia, and two in Jerusalem, during violent invasions and searches of homes.
The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisonersâ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes in the governorate, and abducted Nasser Mahmoud Shahrour, 28, his brother Mohammad, 22, from Balâa town east of the city, in addition to Ahmad Mohammad Omran, 27, from the al-Jarushiya village, north of Tulkarem, Ahmad Mahmoud Hishma, 17, from Shweika area, and Mohammad Adnan Tabbal, from Deir al-Ghosoun town, north of Tulkarem.
The PPS added that the soldiers broke into violently searched many homes, causing excessive damage, starting late on Sunday at night, in Balâa town, northeast of Tulkarem, in addition to Beit Lid Athletic Club, east of Tulkarem, after smashing its doors.
In Qalqilia, also in northern West Bank, the soldiers invaded Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the city, searched homes and abducted Sari Samir Barham.
In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers searched homes in Abu Dis town, southeast of the city, and abducted two young men, identified as Qassam Halabiyya and Jihad Halabiyya.
In related news, the soldiers abducted three Palestinians from their homes in Hebron governorate, in the south part of the West Bank.