Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched dozens of homes and kidnapped fifteen Palestinians.
The soldiers invaded the Joret Bahlas area, north of Hebron city, and various neighborhoods before kidnapping the Palestinians.
Local sources said the soldiers kidnapped Ismael Taiseer Bader, 44, Luay Faisal al-Hashlamoun, 30, Adel al-Eeda al-Herbawi, 48, Othman Sharif Tamimi, 18, Nader Hamed Natsha, Mohammad Ali al-Qawasma, and Ezzat Sha’ban al-Khatib, after violently storming their homes and searching them, in Hebron city.
The army also invaded Deir Samet village, southwest of Hebron, searched homes and kidnapped Riyad Mahmoud al-Hroub, Adam Arafat al-Hroub and Mohammad Abdul-Qader al-Hroub.
In Doura nearby town, the soldiers kidnapped Ahmad Monir Qazzaz, while resident Based Yacoub al-Badawi was kidnapped from his home in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, and Nael Mohammad al-Halayqa was kidnapped from his home in Shiokh village.
In addition, many military vehicles invaded various neighborhoods in Sa’ir town, northeast of Hebron, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, and kidnapped Baleegh Mohammad Abed Jaradat, 44, and Samaha Jamal Hussein Kawazba, 25.
The soldiers also installed roadblocks in a number of neighborhoods in Hebron city, and Jouret Bahlas area at its northern entrance, in addition to the main entrances of Halhoul and Sa’ir towns, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and examined the ID cards of scores of residents while interrogating them.
Also on Saturday at dawn, the soldiers invaded the Hebron Radio, in Hebron city, and shut it down for six months, after confiscated its equipment.