Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening and on Monday at dawn, several West Bank districts, broke into dozens of homes and searched them. 14 residents were kidnapped and taken to an unknown destination.Local sources reported that the army invaded Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and fired dozens of flares and sound bombs before breaking into 23 homes.
The soldiers searched the homes and kidnapped eight residents, identified as Ashraf Adwan, 25; Mohammad Nassar, 27; Mohammad Badwan, 18; Mohammad Suheil Adwan, 25; Mohammad Raby, 32; Amir Dahbour, 30; Adly Majd, 37; and Mohammad Kharfan, 23.
The army claimed that the kidnapped residents hurled stones at Israeli vehicles driving on a road that only settlers may use near the village.
Soldiers also invaded Jenin city and the Jenin Refugee Camp, and broke into the home of Sheikh Bassam as-Sa’dy, the detained leader of the Islamic Jihad in the Jenin refugee camp. The army kidnapped his wife, Nawal, and one resident was also kidnapped in Jenin city.
Local sources told the Maan News Agency that at least ten military vehicles invaded the camp at approximately 4a.m. Clashes were reported in the camp as dozens of youths hurled stones at the invading soldiers, while the army fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition and flares.
Nawal was previously kidnapped and imprisoned by Israel, while her husband, Bassam, is currently under administrative detention and has spent more than a total of 10 years in Israeli prisons.
On Sunday evening, the army kidnapped a resident from Zabbouba village, near Jenin, after breaking into his home and searching it. The army also detonated an object that was placed near the Annexation Wall.
The army searched several homes after breaking into them, and kidnapped Ibrahim Jamal Zoqzaq, 20, before taking him to an unknown destination.
In Bethlehem, the army kidnapped, late on Sunday evening, four teenagers in Beit Fajjar, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
The four kidnapped youths were identified as Shadi Walid Taqatqa, 18; Abed Yousef Taqatqa, 17; Mohammad Ali Taqatqa, 18; and Omar Ayed Taqatqa, 16.