Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians in Jerusalem, two in Bethlehem, and one in Salfit, in the occupied West Bank, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes.
The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in occupied Jerusalem, interrogated several residents and abducted Yacoub Shaweesh, Mohammad Shaweesh, Mo‚Äômen al-Hasheem, and Nihad Zghayyar.
The soldiers also invaded Biddu town, northwest of Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted Mohammad Nihad Khaddour, 27.
Furthermore, the soldiers searched homes in Kafr ad-Deek town, in Salfit governorate, in northwestern West Bank, and abducted Karam Saber ad-Deek, 19.
In related news, the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians, among them three siblings, including a child, and caused dozens of residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.
Also at dawn Tuesday, the army soldiers invaded the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, violently searched and ransacked homes, and fired many gas bombs at homes, during clashes that took place following the invasion, causing many children to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation.