Thirteen Palestinians were abducted by Israeli forces from various parts of the occupied West Bank on Wednesday. Israeli forces arrested three brothers from the village of Beit Amin, south of Qalqilya after storming houses and carrying out search operations, according to witnesses. 35 year old Abed Al-Salam Omar, ‘Ali ‘Omar, aged 26, and ‘Izzidin ‘Omar, aged 30 were all taken to an unknown destinations according to security sources. Witnesses added that two other citizens were arrested in the same operation.
Mansour Obed, from the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia was abducted at an Israeli army checkpoint near the West bank city of Ramallah on Wednesday midday
Israeli forces abducted two Palestinians from the city and refugee camp of Tulkarem. One of them is an activist in the Islamic Jihad movement, named Marwan Munther ‘Abed Al-Latif Al-Madani, aged 17 according to Palestinian media sources. 19 year old Sa’id Fawaz’a was also abducted from Tulkarem refugee camp.
Israeli occupation forces also abducted three Palestinians in the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Palestinian security sources stated that ten army jeeps invaded ten military jeeps invaded the city. Troops abducted Mustafa Hmeidan, 23, from the town of Beit Iba west of Nablus, Fadil Abu Salim, 20, from the refugee camp of Askar east of Nablus, and Muhammad Ali Hashash from the refugee camp of Balata east of Nablus.
Also on Wednesday, the Israeli army arrested a 19-year-old after breaking into his house in Hebron, witnesses stated. They added that another person was arrested in another operation in the city.