Israeli soldiers kidnapped at least 15 Palestinians, this Sunday and Monday, and detained them for the purpose of interrogation.Local sources reported that on Monday, at dawn, soldiers kidnapped five Palestinians in the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
Two of them were kidnapped near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the center of Hebron. They were violently attacked and beaten by the soldiers who stopped them at a roadblock in the Old City.
One of them was identified as Anis Majid Al Rajabi, 20. He suffered several bruises and concussions after being attacked by the soldiers, and was moved to the Ezion military camp, north of Hebron.
Soldiers also kidnapped Dia’ Al Ja’bary, 22, after stopping him at a roadblock in the city and moved him to Ezion camp.
Three more Palestinians, two of them identified as Kamel Al Hammoury and Bilal Al Sharabty, were kidnapped in Bab Al Zawiya area in the center of Hebron.
Furthermore, soldiers invaded the town of Tarqoumia, west of Hebron, and handed a resident a military order for questioning.
The soldiers broke into his home and ransacked it, before handing him the order.
Soldiers also kidnapped two residents in Arraba village, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The two were arrested after the army broke into and ransacked their homes also.
They were identified as Mansour Iz Ed-Deen and Mohammad Shqeir. Their families were forced out of their homes for several hours while the army searched the property.
In addition soldiers fired concussion grenades and gas bombs to terrorize the residents, local sources reported.
In the central West bank city of Ramallah, soldiers kidnapped nine Palestinians described by the army as persons named on their “wanted list”. They were all moved to interrogation centers, an Israeli army spokesperson said.
On Sunday, Israeli soldiers arrested nine laborers from the Al Khader village, near Bethlehem, after violently attacking them.
The workers were initially detained in front of Al Zayyim roadblock, in East Jerusalem. They were reported to be on their way to Jerusalem, attempting to find work to support their families.
The army said the workers did not carry the permits that allow Palestinian residents of the West Bank to enter Israel. The soldiers struck them with their rifles and batons, in addition to kicking and punching them.
They suffered concussions and fractures to several parts of their bodies.