Israeli soldiers invaded on Thursday, at dawn, Nahhalin village, to the west of Bethlehem, where they kidnapped four Palestinians; one in Mareeha village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and another in Jerusalem.Local sources in âAnin said that dozens of soldiers invaded the village, broke into and searched several homes, kidnappeding four Palestinians.
The four have been identified as Issam âAdel Ghayatha, 27, Taleb Mahmoud Najajra, 31, Maher Hasan al-Malt, 39, and Mohannad Taleb Shakarna, 26.
In addition, the soldiers kidnapped Ali Mohammad Khalil, age 21, from âAnin village, while he was in the nearby village of Mareeha, south of Jenin.
The army claimed that the kidnapped Palestinians are âwanted for security violationsâ.
The soldiers also invaded the home of Walid Abdul-Hadi Abu âObeid, in Faqqouâa neighboring village, searched and ransacked one home, and interrogated the family.
Furthermore, an Israeli military source in occupied Jerusalem said the soldiers kidnapped one Palestinian allegedly, âafter he tried to attack a soldier with an axeâ.
The army said that the Palestinian man, 29 years of age, was trying to cross the âTunnel Roadblockâ, south of Jerusalem, and that the soldiers ordered the man to stop âbefore noticing an axe under his shirt’.
On Wednesday evening, soldiers invaded Yaâbad town, to the south of Jenin, and clashed with local youth. The army fired rounds of live ammunition, gas bombs and concussion grenades; several Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.
In related news, a number of fanatic settlers, from the Mabo Dotan illegal settlement, threw stones and empty bottles at Palestinian cars driving on the main Jenin-Tulkarem road. http://imemc.org/article/69162