[Thursday at dawn, October 31, 2013] Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded the Al-Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and kidnapped seven Palestinian youths. Two more Palestinians were kidnapped in Bethlehem.Local sources have reported that soldiers and police officers invaded Al-Eesawiyya before violently breaking into and searching dozens of homes, causing excessive property damage, and kidnapped seven young Palestinians.
The seven have been identified as Ibrahim Abu Sneina, 16, Majd Abu Sneina, Anwar Obeid, 16. Noureddeen Obeid, 17, Ibrahim Derbas, 17, Islam Obeid, 17, and Ammar Obeid, 19.
Furthermore, soldiers invaded Wad Shaheen area, in Bethlehem city, and kidnapped one resident identified as Yahia Hani Jadu, 27, after violently breaking into his home and searching it.
Dozens of soldiers further invaded the Deheisha refugee camp, south of the city, and kidnapped one resident identified as Mo’tasem Abdul-Qader, 19, after breaking into his home.
Local sources in the camp have reported that dozens of youths hurled stones at the invading soldiers who fired rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs.
In related news, dozens of soldiers installed a roadblock at the entrance of Ethna town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, prevented the Palestinian farmers from entering their lands, and distributed leaflets ordering the residents not to enter their lands adjacent to the Annexation Wall.
Soldiers also installed roadblocks at the main entrance of Bani Neim town, east of Hebron, the Al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of the city, and the Halhoul Bridge, north of Hebron, stopped and searched dozens of vehicles and inspected the ID cards of the residents.