Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Thursday morning, eleven Palestinians, including two children, from different parts of the West Bank, including five in occupied East Jerusalem. Several Palestinians injured near Jenin.Local sources said scores of soldiers invaded Ras al-‘Amoud and ath-Thoury neighborhoods in Silwan, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, broke into several homes and ransacked them, before kidnapping five Palestinians.
The five have been identified as Ahmad Faraj Taha, from Ras al-‘Amoud, in addition to Mohammad Jamil at-Tawil, Mohammad ‘Oleiwat, Ahmad Nitham al-Jo’ba, and Ayman Hassouna, from al-Thoury neighborhood in Silwan.
In addition, soldiers stationed at the Container roadblock, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, stopped and searched dozens of cars, and kidnapped three Palestinians.
The kidnapped have been identified as the head of the Palestine Detainees Center, Osama Shahin from Doura town near Hebron, in addition to Qoteiba Salah Qassem, 28, from Hindaza Mountain area, east of Bethlehem, and Mahmoud Karim ‘Ayyad, 30, from the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem.
In Hebron city, Israeli soldiers kidnapped two children, and held them for several hours, in the center of the city, before the Palestinian District Coordination Office (DCO), in Hebron, managed to secure their lease.
The two have been identified as Ehsan ‘Ayed Abu Sneina, 13, and his brother Monjed, 12 years of age.
Also in Hebron, soldiers kidnapped Mohammad Odah Awlad Mohammad, after searching and ransacking his home.
Soldiers also kidnapped former political prisoner, ‘Eid Mousa Ebreiwish, 48 years of age, from his home in Doura town.
Media sources in Hebron said several military vehicles invaded a number of neighborhoods in Doura, in addition to the nearby towns of Halhoul and Sa’ir, and installed roadblocks, sealing various main junctions and streets.
In related news, several Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, after Israeli military jeeps invaded Fahma village, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and clashed with local youths. Soldiers also invaded several villages and towns in the district.
Israeli soldiers conduct daily invasions, assaults and arrests targeting numerous Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and occupied East Jerusalem.