Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at night, several Palestinian communities in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, broke into and ransacked dozens of homes, and clashed with local youths, causing several injuries. Several children were detained for hours.Medical sources in Surif town stated that three Palestinians have been shot with rubber-coated metal bullets, while several residents suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.
The four have been identified as Saleh Abu Fara, Ala’ Abu Saleh, Hammad Jamal Hmeidat, and Sabri Abu Saleh.
In addition, an entire family suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation after Israeli soldiers fired a gas bomb into their home.
Dozens of soldiers also invaded Beit Kahel nearby town, detonated the main door of the Islamic Charitable Society, before loading its files, computers and furniture into trucks, and confiscated them.
The invasion led to clashes with local youths who threw stones at the invading soldiers, while the army fired gas bombs, causing several residents to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.
Furthermore, dozens of soldiers invaded the al-Arroub refugee camp after disconnecting its power supply, stormed and violently searched dozens of homes.
In Hebron city, the soldiers kidnapped Abed Nimir az-Zeer, in the al-Harya Valley area, and also stormed, and searched, dozens of homes.
Eyewitnesses said dozens of soldiers invaded the Jaber neighborhood, in the Old City of Hebron, and detained three children for several hours.
The children, Safwan Basha al-Jaber, 10, Montaser Abdul-Wahab ar-Razem, 8, and his brother, Mo’taz, 10, were released the Palestinian side of the District Coordination Office (DCO) in the city, intervened and secured their release.
Meanwhile, residents Abdul-Hamid at-Teety, from the Old City, resident Mohammad Zamel Abu Mariyya, 45, from Beit Ummar, town, Abed Nimir az-Zeer, 32, from Doura town, and Mohammad Ahmad al-Heeh, from Surif, have all been kidnapped at a roadblock near Gush Etzion settlement.
In related news, a number of fanatic Israeli settlers stormed the home of Yousef Ghneimat, in Surif town, and issue that led to clashes between local residents and the settlers.
Israeli soldiers then invaded the area, and fired rubber-coated metal bullets at the Palestinians, causing several injuries.