Israeli forces abducted 13 Palestinian school children on their way to school in Al Arop refugee camp, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Wednesday morning.
Palestinian sources in the city reported that an Israeli army force stopped the students, confiscated their identity cards, then forced them into military vehicles and took them to an unknown detention camp.
The sources stated that among those abducted were; Isma’el Al Zira’e, Khalil Ishak, Dia Abu Hashhash and Ali Badawi, all are aging between 13 to 16 years old.
Eyewitnesses stated that no clashes were occurring when the army abducted the children. Hisham Tzghiber, 22 and Ashraf Jawabra, were also abducted by the Israeli forces on Wednesday. This occured at dawn during an invasion Al Arop refugee.
These incidents bring the number of Palestinian civilians abducted by the Israeli army from this particular refugee camp on Wednesday to 15.