Israeli soldiers kidnapped 19 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, including twelve in Hebron, and 2 Palestinians near the Gaza border fence. Army claims wounding a Palestinian after trying to carry out a stabbing attack, in Jerusalem.Head of the Jerusalem Detainees’ Parents Committee, Amjad Abu ‘Asab, said the soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-‘Eesawiyya town, northeast of occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped two Palestinians.
The soldiers broke into and searched a number of homes, and kidnapped Walid ‘Atiyya, 21, and Sufian Mahmoud, 23, Abu ‘Asab added.
They were moved to the al-Maskobiyya detention and interrogation center.
Also in Jerusalem, Israeli sources claimed security guards of the light-rail station shot and injured a Palestinian, reportedly carrying a knife and trying to stab Israelis, near the French Hill neighborhood.
The Palestinian is 23 years of age, from Shu’fat refugee camp, in Jerusalem.
The wounded man was moved to the Hadassah Ein Karem Israeli Hospital, in Jerusalem, suffering a moderate injury.
Soldiers also invaded ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, and kidnapped Luay Nayef Zboun, and Mohammad Khader Zreina, 17, after searching their families’ homes, causing property damage.
In addition, soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, searched homes and kidnapped eleven Palestinians, including eight members the Rajabi family.
The kidnapped Palestinians have been identified as Rami Jamal Rajabi, ‘Ata Wajih Rajabi, Hamed Wajih Rajabi, Yassin Wahid Rajabi, Sa’ad ‘Ayed Rajabi, ‘Abbas Hashem Rajabi, Mohammad Fayez Rajabi, Nathmi Fahd al-‘Ajlouni, Fayez Abu Hitta, Qassem al-Karaki and Safwan Abu Sneina.
Most of the arrests, and home invasions, took place in Jabal Johar area, al-Kassara, Tareq Bin Ziad Junction, and Abu Sneina neighborhood, in the southern area of Hebron.
Soldiers also invaded Beit ‘Awwa town, west of Hebron, and kidnapped a Palestinian, identified as Abdullah Khader Masalma, 21, after breaking into his home and searching it.
In related news, medical sources in Hebron said a young man, identified as Mohammad al-Hoor, 22 years of age, from Surif town, was injured and hospitalized, after falling while soldiers chased him.
In related news, Israeli military sources said the soldiers arrested two Palestinians from Gaza, after crossing the border fence.
On Sunday, the soldiers kidnapped Abdul-Rahim Ezzeddin Barbar, 17, from Jerusalem, after breaking into his family’s home by smashing the front door, and searched the property, causing excessive damage.
The soldiers also kidnapped Mohammad Rabea’ Salaeyya, 21, and his brother Hamza, after breaking into their home in Silwan, in occupied Jerusalem.
Also on Sunday soldiers kidnapped Mohammad Es’eed, 24, in ‘Anata town in Jerusalem, and attacked his family, including his underage brother, Tareq.
Two more Palestinians, identified as Sa’id Abu al-Hawa, 23, and Basel Khalil Sayyad, 24, have also been kidnaped in at-Tour town.
At Least 9 Kidnapped in West Bank & Jerusalem, Several Assaulted