Israeli soldiers invaded various parts of the northern West Bank district of Nablus, stormed and violently searched dozens of homes, and kidnapped 27 Palestinians, including a journalist. The army also kidnapped three Palestinians in the West Bank district of Bethlehem.The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said dozens of armored Israeli military jeeps invaded Nablus, after sealing off several neighborhoods, and nearby towns, and broke into dozens of homes before violently searching them, causing excessive property damage.
The sources said the soldiers kidnapped Mona Abu Bakr as-Saeh, Husam Bastamy, Abdullah al-‘Aker, Ziad Mreish, Sa’ad Khadriyya, Amjad Abu Ghosh, Nidal Abu Rmeila, Sa’id Dweikat, Wajih Abu ‘Eadeh, Omar Issa Abdul-Wahab, Ahmad Tawfiq Sawalha, Samih Oleiwy, Anan Fattouh, Sami al-‘Aasy, Amjad Zamel, Jasser Abu Hamada, Bassem Abu Jneid, Fares Sawalma, Ghannam Sawalma, Bara’ Yahya Ayyash, Ghassan Khaled, Ghassan al-Jarf, Abu Hamza al-Jarf, Sami al-‘Aasy and journalist Amin Abu Warda.
In addition, soldiers invaded Husan town, west of Bethlehem, broke into and searched several homes, and kidnapped two teenagers identified as Rayyan Eyad Hamamra, 17, and Mohammad Jamal Zaghoul, 16 years of age.
Also in Bethlehem, soldiers invaded Doha town, and kidnapped a woman, identified as Nisreen Mohammad Hamida, 31, after storming and searching her home.
The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society said the kidnapped woman is a mother of three children, and that the soldiers violently searched the home, terrifying her children, and took her to an unknown destination.