Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several communities in the occupied West Bank, and Jerusalem, and kidnapped seven Palestinians, in addition to a Palestinian who was kidnapped on Sunday at night. Media sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers broke into a number of homes in the city, violently searched them, and kidnapped a former political prisoner, identified as Shafiq al-Qawamsa.

Al-Qawasma is a political leader of Hamas in Hebron, and the father of two Palestinians who were killed by the Israeli army.

The soldiers also invaded the home of Meqdad ‘Omar al-Qawama, 18 years of age, in the same neighborhood, and kidnapped him; he is the nephew of Shafiq.

In occupied Jerusalem, undercover soldiers invaded four homes in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood and the at-Tour town, and kidnapped four Palestinians, including two children.

The Ad-Dameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association said the soldiers kidnapped two children identified as Mohammad Abu Sbeitan and Ahmad Abu Fooly, in addition to two young men identified as Majdi Hadra and Luay Sayyad.

The soldiers also invaded ‘Ejja village, south of Jenin, installed a roadblock four more than two hours, stopped and searched dozens of cards and inspected the ID cards of the residents while searching and interrogating them.

This is the second invasion into the village in one week, local sources said.

Furthermore, several army vehicles invaded Za’tara town, east of Bethlehem, and kidnapped Hareth Fuad Abu ‘Amreyya, 27 years of age.

Late on Sunday at night, soldiers invaded the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and kidnapped a Palestinian identified as Bashar Issa Sabalan, 24 years of age.