Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive military invasions and searches of homes, and also shot and injured one Palestinian in Nablus.Several army vehicles invaded Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, searched and ransacked homes, and kidnapped six Palestinians, including four children.
The kidnapped have been identified as Mo’men Rateb al-‘Amour, 15, Moayyad Abdullah al-‘Amour, 14, Mousa Jawdat al-‘Amour, 14, Mohammad Ribhy al-‘Amour, 21, Hlayyel Ali Abu Mfarreh, 15, and Habes Dakhlallah al-‘Amour, 50 years of age.
In addition, several military vehicles invaded the southern West Bank district of Hebron, kidnapped three Palestinians, and summoned two others for interrogation, after violently searching their homes.
The soldiers kidnapped Ahmad Mohammad al-Yamani, Mo’men Abu Shamsiyya al-Haddad, and Tareq Said al-Karaki, 19 years of age.
Media sources said the soldiers searched several homes, including the home of slain Palestinian, Tareq Ziad an-Natsha, 22, and installed military roadblocks on the main roads of Sa’ir and Halhoul towns, and Hebron’s northern entrance, before stopping and searching cars, and examined the ID cards of the passengers.
Soldiers also invaded Tarqoumia town, west of Hebron, and Doura town, south of the city, and handed Mahmoud Ibrahim al-Mraqtan and Yousef Mohammad Abu Sheikha, military orders for interrogation.
In Ramallah, several military vehicles invaded Deir Netham village, west of the city, searched and ransacked six homes and kidnapped Anan Tamimi, Wa’ad Tamimi, Mustafa Tamimi, Aseed Tamimi, Luay Tamimi and Omar Tamimi.
The soldiers smashed the main doors of the invaded homes, before breaking into them.
Also, several military vehicles invaded Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the West Bank, and kidnapped Taiseer Shehada Abu Dayya, 18, and Mohammad Ata Zahran, 32.
In related news, soldiers invaded the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and clashed with dozens of local youths, wounding one child, identified as Baraa’ Mousa Suleiman, with a live round in the thigh.
The army also invaded Beit Forik nearby town, and handed Mohammad Salah Hanani and Abdullah Jamal Hanani, military warrants for interrogation.
Residents Harbi Abu Jeish and Ahmad Abdul-Rahman Abu Jeish, from Beit Dajan nearby town, received similar orders, after the soldiers stormed their homes.
On Sunday at night, the Israeli police arrested eleven Palestinian workers in two construction sites in Nazareth and Um al-Fahem, for ‘entering the country to work without permits.’
The workers are from Sielet al-Harithiya town, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin.