Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin and several nearby towns, and kidnapped two Palestinians. One Palestinian was kidnapped near Bethlehem.Soldiers also installed roadblocks, while a few Palestinians were injured after the army invaded Zabbouba village.
Local sources said the soldiers invaded ‘Arraba town before breaking into and searching several homes, and kidnapped two young men identified as Montaser Ja’far Abu Salah, 19, and Fawzi Abdullah Abu Salah, 20.
The soldiers also invaded Jenin city, and conducted searches in the al-Basateen neighborhood, while several military jeeps also invaded Ya’bad and Zababda towns.
In Zabbouba town, several Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation after the soldiers invaded the center of their town, and fired gas bombs and concussion grenades.
The soldiers broke into one home, and searched it, causing excessive property damage.
In addition, soldiers installed a roadblock between Zabbouba and Rommana villages, west of Jenin, stopped and searched dozens of vehicles, and interrogated the passengers while inspecting their ID cards.
In related news, a Palestinian from Bethlehem was kidnapped while trying to enter Jerusalem where he works. Eyewitnesses said the kidnapped, ‘Obeida Mohammad Sabateen, 21, is from Husan town, west of Bethlehem.
Several military vehicles also invaded Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, broke into and searched several homes, and withdrew later on.
On Tuesday, soldiers installed a military post close to the Teqoua’ town local council, east of Bethlehem, after installing barbed wires.