Israeli soldiers kidnapped a Palestinian from the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and invaded various nearby communities.The army also issued a military order preventing Muslim worshipers from entering the Ibrahimi Mosque for two days.
The Palestinian TV said that the soldiers kidnapped Mohammad Younis Rabba’, age 45, at a roadblock installed near Hebron city. The kidnapped man is from Thaheriyya town, south of the city.
The soldiers also invaded Sa’ir town, north of the city, broke into several homes and violently searched them, causing excessive property damage.
A number of roadblocks have also been installed in areas, north of Hebron city, and the main entrances of Halhoul, Sa’ir, and Doura, while the soldiers stopped and searched dozens of cars while investigating the ID cards of the passengers.
In related news, the army closed the Ibrahimi Mosque to all Muslim worshipers, for two days, to allow Israel’s settlers to celebrate the Jewish New Year.
On Tuesday, at night, soldiers detained a young Palestinian man at the Dotan military roadblock, south of Jenin, and released him several hours later, after confiscating his ID card and ordering to head to a nearby base for interrogation.
Eyewitnesses said the soldiers interrogated Mohannad Hatem ‘Amarna, who was trying to cross the roadblock with his child, on their way to the Tulkarem Hospital.