Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn [June 12, 2014], the northern West Bank city of Jenin, where they kidnaped two Palestinians and detained one resident for several hours. Soldiers also invaded Palestinian communities, near Hebron, and searched homes.Local sources said that the soldiers kidnapped Abdul-Fattah Taleb Abu Ja’far, 22, and Mo’tasem Ahmad Abu Fa’far, 25, from Jenin, and took them to the nearby Salem military base.
Soldiers also confiscated the ID cards of two brothers, identified as Salem and Abdul-Rahman Abu Ja’far, after violently breaking into their home, and searching, leading to excessive property damage.
The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that the soldiers also invaded the home of Arafat Tawfiq Qandeel, 42, and detained him at the Salem base for several hours.
In related news, soldiers invaded the home of detainee Ali Bassam ‘Eetany, 22, in ‘Anza village, near Jenin, and searched it.
Also on Thursday, dozens of soldiers invaded Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank, and a nearby town, where they broke into three homes.
WAFA said the soldiers invaded the home of Arafat Abu Rammouz, in Abu Sneina neighborhood in the Old City of Hebron, and the homes of Issa Khaleely Sharafeyya and Mohammad Radhi ad-Da’ajna, in Al-Karmel village, east of Yatta town, south of Hebron.
The soldiers searched the three homes after detaining the families, and withdrew from the area later on.
On Wednesday evening, soldiers invaded al-Isawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, breaking into several homes and stores, violently searching them, and kidnapping five Palestinians.