Following the extensive invasions, searches of homes and the abduction of 24 Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers have also kidnapped at least 33 Palestinians in different communities, in the occupied West Bank. The arrests also targeted former political prisoners.Media sources in the northern West Bank city of Jenin have reported that the soldiers invaded dozens of homes in various neighborhoods in the city, and kidnapped several former political prisoners; some of them have been identified as Anas Sam Qa’qour, 36, Abdul-Jarrar Jarrar, 44, and Mousa Badawi Sabaghna.
Former political prisoner, Sharif Taher Tahayna, 44, was also kidnapped from his home in Sielet al-Harethiyya nearby town.
Soldiers also invaded Beit Qad village, east of Jenin, and kidnapped Salman Khaled Halawa, 39, after storming his home and searching it.
Another Palestinian, identified as Khaled Ahmad al-Khalidi, 40, was kidnapped after the soldiers searched his home in ‘Arbouna village, east of Jenin.
In the northern West Bank district of Nablus, soldiers kidnapped seven Palestinians, in the city and nearby towns, after conducting military searches of homes, causing property damage.
The kidnapped have been identified as Ahmad Yousef Awwad, Mohammad Meenawi, Ala Hmeidan, Abbas Fatayer, all from Nablus, city, Mahmoud Nimir Aseeda, Moath Bilal an-Natsha and Mos’ab Tawfiq al-Hindi, from Tal village, in addition to Abdul-Rauf Mohammad Huwwari, Mo’nes Imadeddin al-Haj, and Lutfi Yusor, from Sebastia town.
In addition, soldiers invaded the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and kidnapped four Palestinians identified as Ahmad Jamal al-Hreimi, 21, Mohammad Hani Souman, 20, Jihad Awad at-Ta’mari, 20, and Mohannad Khader Abu âAhour, 19 years of age.
Furthermore, soldiers kidnapped more than 16 Palestinians in the southern West Bank district of Hebron.
Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers kidnapped Taiseer Taleb Abu Sneina, Mohammad Abu Fannouna, Yahya Zghayyar, and Mojahed al-Qawasmi.
In Doura town, south of Hebron, soldiers also searched homes and kidnapped Mousa Maher Abu Sharar, Mohammad Shaher an-Nammoura and Hamza Abu Hlayyel.
Another Palestinian, a former political prisoner identified as Mahmoud at-Talahma, 20, was kidnapped in Kharsa village, south of Hebron. He is the brother of Dia Talahma, 22, who was killed by the army on September 22nd.
Media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said the soldiers also invaded the town, stormed homes and kidnapped five Palestinians.
He added that the kidnapped residents have been identified as Ahmad Issa Sleibi, 19, Ala Jihad Sabarna, 17, both former political prisoners, Waseem Ibrahim Bahar, 16, Mohammad Jawdat ‘Aadi, 15, and Ibrahim Yousef Sabarna, 25.
Awad said the army has kidnapped eleven Palestinians, including seven children, in the town, in the last 24 hours.
Several Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation in the town.
On Thursday morning, Israeli soldiers kidnapped 24 Palestinians during extensive military searches of homes, in different parts of occupied Jerusalem.