[Thursday at Dawn, January 2, 2014] Israeli soldiers invaded Al-‘Ezariyya town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and kidnapped one Palestinian. Local sources have reported that the soldiers violently broke into several homes and searched them, before kidnapping a young man identified as Fadi Tamimi.

The sources added that clashes took place late on Wednesday at night in the Ras Kabsa area, between Al-Ezariyya and Abu Dis, after the army invaded them.

The soldiers fired several gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated metal bullets.

On Wednesday night, several Israeli military jeeps kidnapped a student of Polytechnic University in the Hebron district, in the southern part of the West Bank.

The kidnapped Palestinian, Moneer Dofesh, was kidnapped in Nomra area, in Hebron, and was moved to an unknown destination.

Also on Wednesday night, soldiers kidnapped at least 15 Palestinian children and a young man in the Tabaqa village, south of Doura, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron.