Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Hebron city, and several nearby communities, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and abducted five Palestinians.
The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisonersâ€™ Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched many homes, in various parts of the city, interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards and adducted Malek Natsha, Amro Obeid, Nader Qawasma, Monjed Nader Qawasmi and Saif Qfeisha.
Furthermore, the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, and searched many homes in al-Bayyada and Erq al-Latoun areas, in addition to Safa Junction area.
Owners of some of the invaded homes have been identified as Issa Safi Sleibi, Ahmad Abu Hashem, Rami Bassam, Ziad Khalil Bader and Ahmad Mahmoud Ekhmayyes.
The soldiers also invaded and ransacked a blacksmith’s workshop in the town, reportedly for being used for â€śmanufacturing weapons.â€ť
The soldiers also summoned Ahmad Khalil Abu Hashem, 50, and Rami Bassam Zaâ€™aqeeq, 38, for interrogation in Etzion military base and security center, and confiscated the ID card of Abu Hashemâ€™s son, Mohammad, 22.
In addition, the soldiers installed roadblocks at the main entrances of Saâ€™ir and Halhoul towns, the al-Fawwar refugee camp, and Hebronâ€™s northern entrance, before stopping and searching cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.
Also at dawn, the soldiers abducted four young Palestinian men in Farâ€™un village, south of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.
In related news, the soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Monday, at least five Palestinians during massive invasions and violent searches of homes in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem.