Israeli soldiers invaded on Thursday evening Qabatiya town, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and broke into several houses in search for wanted resistance fighters, local sources reported. Earlier on Thursday at dawn, soldiers invaded the town, injured one resident and kidnapped six others.Eyewitnesses said that undercover military forces also participated in the attack as force members infiltrated into the town and ambushed the fighters between the houses but the residents managed to expose the force members who immediately started during grenades and firing rounds of live ammunition.
Later on, at least twenty armored military vehicles invaded the town and conducted military searches of homes in addition to searching a local graveyard.
Israeli military injuries one and kidnaps six in Qabatiya
Nisreen Qumsieh – IMEMC NEWS; Thu, 07 Feb 2008 10:36:07
Israeli forces kidnapped six Palestinians and injured one in pre-dawn invasion on Thursday of Qabatiya town, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin.
Local sources reported that invading troops consisted of at least 15 military vehicles that entered the city center and randomly opened heavy gunfire on dwellings during the ransacking operation that was conducted in several civilians’ homes, leaving one Palestinian injured.
Sources later identified those injured as Mohammad Nazzal, 56, of Qabatiya, sustained injuries to his feet and was moved to hospital for medical treatment.
In the same operation, troops kidnapped six people from the area; among those were Mohammad Zakarna, 25, Mjahed Kameel, 23 and Husam Abu al Rab, 21. All have been moved to an unidentified detention center.