Palestinian sources in the southern West Bank city of Hebron reported on Wednesday evening that Israeli soldiers kidnapped five school students in Al Arroub Refugee Camp, north of Hebron, and also kidnapped a handicapped resident in Yatta town, south of the city. The Palestinian News Agency, WAFA, reported that soldiers kidnapped the five youth in front of Al Arroub Secondary School for Boys after claiming that they hurled stones at them.
Palestinian security sources reported that Israeli soldiers initially detained dozens of students and took them to Atzion military camp for interrogation.
Later on, soldiers released 12 students. The five who remained in detention were identified as Anas Al Mizyin, 17, Dia’ Al Yaoury, 17, Sohaib Ibrahim, 17, Hamza Jawabra, 17 and Amin Abdul-Ghaffar, 14.
On Wednesday at night, soldiers invaded Yatta town and kidnapped a physically challenged resident.
Soldiers broke into a public services office belonging to resident Mousa Ali Abu Fanar, 35, searched the office and confiscated a computer and a printer before kidnapping him and taking him to an unknown destination.