The Israeli army, on Wednesday, abducted two people from the West Bank city of Hebron, including a minor, in addition to a youth from the Jerusalem area, according to local sources.In Hebron, army forces took 14-year-old Shehda Salaymeh, after raiding and searching his house in the old city of Hebron, tampering with its contents, WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency reports.
The army also abducted a 22-year-old university student from al-Sheikh quarter, in Hebron, after searching his house and seizing his personal mobile phones and laptop.
Meanwhile, forces have set up flying military checkpoints in several neighborhoods in the city, and at the entrances of several towns and villages, stopping cars and checking the drivers’ identity cards, causing a traffic jam.
Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip and continues, into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.