Israeli soldiers invaded Jenin city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and ‘Arraba nearby town, kidnapping eight Palestinians. Army kidnaps a child near Salfit.Local sources in Jenin said the kidnapped Palestinians are members of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) in Jenin.
The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that the soldiers invaded Jenin while firing rounds of live ammunition, before breaking into and searching several homes and kidnapping five Palestinians.
The kidnapped residents have been identified as Abdullah ‘Afif Zakarna, 48, Fada’ Raouf Zoghbi, 38, Mohammad Taher Zgheibi, 32, ‘Alam Sami Masad, 43, and Ahmad Jamal al-Qet, 30.
The soldiers also invaded ‘Arraba town, west of Jenin, also searched and ransacked several homes, and kidnapped three Palestinians identified as Ja’far Fawzi Abu Salah, 48, ‘Awni Mohammad Jaber, 21, and Dawwas Issam Abu Salah, 20.
Another Palestinian, identified as Mahmoud Mohammad Nassar, 66, has also been kidnapped from his home in Beit Qaad village, east of Jenin.
Late on Monday at night, soldiers invaded Deir Estia town, west of the Central West Bank city of Salfit, and kidnapped a child identified as Marcel Mohammad Zeidan, 15. Clashes have been reported, no injuries.