Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, various parts of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and kidnapped 26 Palestinians from their homes, after searching them. The soldiers also kidnapped two Palestinians in Bethlehem.Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers searched and ransacked dozens of homes in the city, and kidnapped fifteen Palestinians.
They have been identified as Mustafa Shawar, Nidal Omran al-Qawasmi, Ayman Shaker Joneidi, Mohammad Zghayyar, Obeida Daoud Rajabi, Zeid Akram al-Joneidi, Zeid Akram al-Qawasmi, Mohammad Misk, Dirar Rabea’ Abu Minshar, Eyad Abdul-Majid Shabana, Sobhi Maher Omar, Jalal Shweiki, Khaled Jabr Hajajra, Ammar al-Batsh, Bilal Abdul-Aziz, and Fayes Ibrahim Misk.
The soldiers also invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, and kidnapped Shamekh at-Teety, his brother Abdul-Karim, Mohammad Hasan al-Laqta, Majed at-Teety, and Adam Abu Kheiran.
Two Palestinians, identified as Hazem Abu Zeid and Zakariyya Nabil al-Qeeq, have been kidnapped in Doura town, south of Hebron.
In Bani Neim town, northeast of Hebron, soldiers kidnapped Hazem Mohammad Tarayra and Fadi Bassam Tarayra, while resident Mohammad Ahmad Haddoush has been kidnapped in Surif town, in addition to Sakhr Yousef Hammad in Yatta town, south of Hebron.
The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers kidnapped more than 300 Palestinians, including children, in the district since the beginning of this month.
In the Bethlehem district, soldiers invaded the home of Mousa Abdul-Rahman Badawi in the al-Manar area, near Beit Fajjar, and used it as a military post and a monitoring tower.
The soldiers also invaded and searched homes in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, kidnapped Mohammad Omar Ziyada, 20, and summoned Ayman Ahmad Hammoud, 22, and Mohammad Omar Ziyada, 20, for interrogation in the Etzion military base.
Late on Tuesday at night, soldiers kidnapped Jamal Oleyyan Rabay’a, 37, from the al-‘Obeydiyya town east of Bethlehem, after stopping him on the ‘Container Roadblock,’ northeast of Jerusalem.
On Wednesday at dawn and Tuesday at night, soldiers kidnapped four Palestinians in the West bank districts of Ramallah and Nablus.