[Thursday, February 13, 2014] Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian districts in the occupied West Bank, kidnapping twelve Palestinians before moving them to interrogation facilities.The Israeli military claimed that the twelve Palestinians “are wanted for security violations”, and were moved to several interrogation facilities.
Local sources, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, have reported that the soldiers kidnapped five Palestinians from the Qalandia refugee camp, as they were trying to cross through that Atara roadblock, north of Ramallah.
The army said that the soldiers arrested Hosni Mteir, Mahmoud Samih Mteir, Mohammad Mteir, Mahmoud Mohammad Mteir and Ali Adawi, alleging that they uncovered three M16 rifles belonging to them.
Furthermore, soldiers invaded the Balata refugee camp, violently searched homes and kidnapped resident Abdul-Jabbar Farraj; excessive property damage was reported.
Earlier on Thursday, at dawn, undercover soldiers of the Israeli army invaded the Deheisha refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, kidnapping one Palestinian identified as Tamer Habry Abu Saddoud, 20.
Also in Bethlehem, soldiers invaded the Aida refugee camp, in Bethlehem, and kidnapped Amjad Saleh Abu Aker, Mohammad Hamza al-Kurd, Moath al-Mashayekh, Mustafa Abu Srour, and Mohammad As’ad al-Masa’eed; all 16 years of age.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, soldiers installed a roadblock at the entrance of the al-Fawwar refugee camp, kidnapped Rami Jihad al-Khatib, 28, and took him to an unknown destination.
Soldiers also repeatedly invaded various areas in Hebron over the last 24 hours, including a 4-hour long invasion into Hebron city, broke into and searched several homes.
Dozens of soldiers also invaded al-Thaheriyya town, south of Hebron, and blocked the main entrance of the al-Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, before stopping and interrogating dozens of residents while inspecting their ID cards.