[Tuesday, January 21, 2014] Israeli soldiers invaded various districts in the occupied West Bank, broke into dozens of homes, searched them, and kidnapped several Palestinians.Local sources in Bethlehem have reported that dozens of soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar nearby town, broke into the home of Ibrahim Thawabta and violently searched it before kidnapping his son Mahmoud, 18 years of age.
Soldiers also invaded the Al-Obeydiyya town, east of Bethlehem, kidnapping one resident identified as Fawzi Abu Sarhan, 27.
Also on Tuesday, at dawn, soldiers invaded the Rommana village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, kidnapping three Palestinians identified as Na’el Amro, 55, No’man Nayef Jarban, 45, and Khairy Younis Sbeihat, 35.
Soldiers also invaded the home of Husam Mohammad Boshnaq and violently searched it, causing excessive property damage, in addition to interrogating resident Rafe’ Reba’ey after invading his home.
The soldiers wanted to kidnap his son, Mahmoud, who was not at home, and informed him they would be back, and will keep breaking into his house until his son is located and arrested.
They also broke into and searched the homes of residents Farah Sabry Sbeihat, Abdul-Karim Mahameed, and Bassam Fawwaz Sbeihat.
On Monday evening, soldiers stopped a Palestinian car at the Aqbat Hasna junction, between Husam and Al-Khader towns in the Bethlehem district, and kidnapped two Palestinians who remained unidentified.
In addition, the International Solidarity Foundation for Human Rights said that a university teacher working for the Najah University, in Nablus, was abducted at the Al-Karama is crossing, between Jordan and the West Bank.
It stated that the soldiers kidnapped Dr. Ahmad Mohammad Daraghma, 35, who was returning home in Nablus city, in the northern part of the West Bank, after obtaining his BHD in Civil Engineering from a university in Malaysia.
He was heading back home along with his wife and three sons; they were all held up for several hours before being kidnapped by the army.