Israeli soldiers invaded and ransacked several Palestinian homes in the al-‘Isawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and kidnapped eight Palestinians.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers moved two of the kidnapped Palestinians to interrogation centers, while the rest were moved to the military base, built on Palestinian lands in the town.

The kidnapped have been identified as Mohammad Mahmoud, 16, Firas Mahmoud, 19, Mohammad Yousef ‘Atiyya, 20, Mohammad Abdullah Mahmoud, 22, Mohammad Ali Mahmoud, 20, Mahmoud Ghareeb, 22, Thaer Abu al-Hummus, 13, and Firas Tareq al-‘Eesawy, 40 years of age.

Also on Thursday, soldiers kidnapped two Palestinians in the central West Bank city of Tubas, while many residents, including two medics, suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation during ensuing clashes.

The soldiers also kidnapped seven Palestinians in different parts of the southern West Bank district of Hebron.