Israeli soldiers kidnapped four Palestinians in the northern West Bank district of Nablus, and three Palestinians, including a paralyzed man, in the West Bank district of Bethlehem.Dozens of soldiers invaded the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and the nearby villages and towns of ‘Aboud, Nabi Saleh, Kobar, Birzeit, Betunia and Silwan, and violently searched dozens of homes before kidnapping eleven Palestinians.
Several families were held in their homes, and were interrogated by the soldiers for a number of hours, while others families were kicked out of their homes as the soldiers ransacked them.
Meanwhile, the Palestinian Ministry Education strongly denounced the massive Israeli military invasion, and attack, against the Birzeit University, and stated the attack violates all related international human rights agreements.
It added that this attack is not only illegal, but also immoral and is a clear indication of Israel’s disregard, and disrespect to educational facilities, to human rights and is another proof of its ongoing violations of International Law.
The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that the soldiers invaded various neighborhoods in Nablus, Askar and Balata refugee camps, and violently searched several homes, and a number of clinics.
WAFA said the soldiers kidnapped Amin Jmayyel in the Old City of Nablus, and ‘Alaa Fuad Hassouneh, from Rafidia area.
Local sources said that sounds of explosions were heard in Rafidia, the Balata refugee camp, and the Northern Mountain area of Nablus city.
Clashes took place at the Aseera Junction, in the Northern Mountain, Rafidia, Ras al-Ein area and several other areas in the city.
In related news, soldiers invaded the nearby villages of Borqa, Yetma and Odla, and Aseera ash-Shemaliyya, invaded and violently searched several homes and kidnapped Ahmad Snober from Yetma, and Salah Mahmoud Abdul-Rahim from Odla.
In addition, soldiers invaded the Tamadom Medical Clinics of the Central Zakat Committee of Nablus, and searched files of patients and beneficiaries who receive charitable help from the committee.
In Bethlehem, soldiers kidnapped three Palestinians, including a wheelchair-bound man.
WAFA said the soldiers invade several homes in the city and the Deheisha refugee camp, and kidnapped Yousef Mohammad Adawy, 30, from the camp.
In Bethlehem city, soldiers invaded a home in the Saff Street, in the center of the city, and kidnapped the wheelchair-bound Adnan Abdullah Qaddoura, 41.
In Husan nearby town, soldiers invaded at least one home and kidnapped Saed Jafar Amira, 19.
Dozens of military jeeps also invaded Beit Jala and al-Kader town, near Bethlehem, leading to clashes between the invading soldiers and local Palestinian youth.
The soldiers kidnapped overnight more than 30 Palestinians in different Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank. The army has kidnapped approximately 290 Palestinians, including children, since last Thursday at night.
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