Israeli soldiers invaded the Fahma village, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and kidnapped 26 Palestinians, including five brothers, and three more Palestinians in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank.The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded Fahma village, south of Jenin, fired rounds of live ammunition, concussion grenades and gas bombs before breaking into and ransacking dozens of homes.

The soldiers then kidnapped 26 Palestinians, including five brothers, and took them to a nearby Israeli military base. The kidnapped have been identified as:

Ibrahim Mohammad Nawasra, Mohammad Taiseer Nawasra, Mohammad Ahmad Nawasra, Ibrahim Hasan Nawasra, Khaled Nassar, his brothers Mohammad, Hamza, Imad and Walid, Mohammad Atef Mara’ba, Nidal Omar Mara’ba, Wajdi Mustafa Mara’ba, Nizar Omar Mara’ba, ‘Ayesh Mara’ba, Yousef Ayman Sa’abna, Shadi Hussein Sa’abna, Nathmi Bilal Sa’abna, Abdullah Ahmad Sa’abna, Nizar Omar Mara’ba, Ghassan Omar Mara’ba, Jawad Nayef Mara’ba, Ibrahim Hasan Majdeel, Abdul-Karim Adeeb Nawasra and Mahmoud Adeeb Hamdan.

In addition, soldiers invaded Hebron city and Beit Ummar nearby town, and kidnapped three Palestinians, including a child.

Local sources in Hebron said that the soldiers kidnapped Mahmoud Majed Zghayyar, 24, from his home in Farsh al-Hawa area in the city, and Ghazi Saleh Erfa’eyya, 40, in Wad as-Samn area.

The soldiers also invaded and ransacked several homes in Abu Kteila area, broke into a cement masonry and confiscated equipment from it.

In Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, soldiers invaded the home of Hussein Mustafa Abu Maria, and kidnapped his son Mohammad, 16 years of age, who was shot and injured by Israeli army fire last month, and is still in recovery.

The soldiers also invaded Deir Samet town, south of Hebron, installed a roadblock at its entrance, stopped and searched dozens of cars while interrogating several Palestinians and investigating their ID cards.