Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, late at night and on Monday at dawn, at least 21 Palestinians, in military invasions targeting various communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank.The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said dozens of soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, searched many homes and kidnapped nine Palestinians.
They have been identified Hamza Amer Taqatqa, 17, Mohammad Taha Taqatqa, 20, Aziz Ali Taqatqa, 31, Rami Mousa Thawabta, 24, Nabil Mohammad Thawabta, 20, Eyad Sami Thawabta, 21, Nasr Mohammad Thawabta, 24, and Abdullah Salem Thawabta, 29.
The soldiers also kidnapped Ahmad Mansour Sheikh, 19, from Marah Rabah town.
In addition, the army invaded various communities in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and kidnapped four Palestinians identified as Mohammad Jamil al-Khdour, 20, Mohammad Khalil al-Azza, 20, Ayesh Nasser Ekhlayyel, 20, and Mohammad Anwar Abu Hussein, 20.
Furthermore, the soldiers kidnapped three Palestinians, identified as Samer Kamel Qash, Mohammad Ali Azayza, and Ahmad No’man Awwad, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin. Awwad was also shot before the soldiers abducted him.
In Ramallah, the soldiers kidnapped Aseed al-Banna, Mohammad Mahmoud Rayyan, 23, and Mahmoud Waleed Daoud, 23.
Two more Palestinians, identified as Mohannad Ibrahim Ramadan and Mohammad Ibrahim Ramadan, were also kidnapped by the army in Tal town, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus.
In related news, the Israeli police said it detained 60 Palestinians workers for ‘entering the country without permits,’ and moved them to several police and detention centers.