At least two Palestinians were kidnapped on Friday, at dawn [May 9, 2014], and several residents have been detained and interrogated, as the army invaded various Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank.Several Israeli military vehicles invaded Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, where soldiers kidnapped two Palestinians.
Local sources said the soldiers kidnapped Odai Samir Abu Haniyya, 24, and Omar Jamal Salim, 20, after breaking into their homes and searching them.
Last night, soldiers detained two children, identified as Ala’ Hussein, 14, and Shadi Suleiman, 15, in Qalqilia, and released them several hours later.
On Friday morning, several Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers invaded Borqeen village, south of Jenin, and clashed with local youth.
The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) said the army fired several rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs directly after invading the village, leading to clashes with local youth who threw stones at them.
In related news, soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, especially the al-Fajr School Street, and searched several homes after forcing the residents out.
WAFA said the soldiers forced several families out of their homes, and kept them in the cold and under the rain, while searching and ransacking their property.
On Thursday at night, the army said it arrested three Palestinians allegedly carrying Molotov cocktails, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
The army claimed the Palestinians intended to attack settlers’ cars driving on a nearby settlement road. The three were moved to an interrogation facility.