Medical sources reported, on Thursday evening, that several Palestinians received treatment for the effects of tear gas inhalation, after dozens of soldiers invaded two villages near the northern West Bank city of Jenin.The sources said that residents have been injured in Zababda town and Mslayia village, after the soldiers invaded the two communities and fired gas bombs and concussion grenades, to provoke clashes with the locals.
Also on Thursday evening, soldiers kidnapped a young Palestinian man while he was crossing a military roadblock near Barta’a ash-Sharqiyya village, near Jenin.
Mohammad Yousef Waked, 23, from the al-‘Arqa village, was taken prisoner at a military roadblock which closed off the main entrance of Barta’a ash-Sharqiyya.
In related news, soldiers installed a roadblock between the villages of Zabbouba and Rommana, west of Jenin, stopped and searched dozens of vehicles, and investigated the ID cards of the passengers.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, soldiers kidnapped two Palestinians from Beit Ummar village, north of the city.
Coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements, Mohammad Awad, stated that dozens of soldiers invaded the town after closing its entrances, kidnapped two Palestinians, and detained two others.
Awad said the soldiers kidnapped Eyad Khalil Sabarna, 22, and Roshdi Nasri Sabarna, 21, taking them to an unknown destination.
The soldiers also detained two other Palestinians, confiscated their ID cards and the keys to their vehicles.
Another Palestinian, identified as Ahmad Khalil Abu Hashem, was handed a military order to head to the Etzion military base for interrogation.