Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians in a village near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and one near Ramallah; soldiers also invaded several villages and towns in Hebron.Several army vehicles invaded Toura village, near Ya’bad, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, kidnapped five Palestinians, and detained another on a nearby military roadblock.
The soldiers stormed into several homes, and violently searched them, before kidnapping Mo’taz Mwaffaq Qabaha, 22, Abdullah Sami, 23, Ayham Mohammad Fayez, 22, Mohammad Sobhi, 26, and Abdullah Saleh Ahmad, 23 years of age.
Local sources said the soldiers broke into the Palestinian homes, and violently searched them, causing excessive property damage, before kidnapping the five Palestinians.
In addition, soldiers detained Fayez Mohammad Qabaha, 31, on a military roadblock installed near Toura village, and released a few hours later.
Soldiers also invaded Sinjel village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped one Palestinian after detonating the front door of his family home.
Eyewitnesses said the soldiers kidnapped Ahmad Sami Tawafsha, and took him to an unknown destination.
The army further invaded neighborhoods in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, in addition to several surrounding villages and towns, and conducted military searches of homes.
The soldiers were heavily deployed in Hebron city, and around it, especially around Yatta town, south of the city, and Halhoul, north of Hebron, before invading them.