Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the northern West Bank district of Jenin, and kidnapped one Palestinian, while six more were kidnapped by soldiers invading different parts of Bethlehem. The soldiers invaded the Jenin refugee camp, in Jenin, searched homes and kidnapped Abdul-Salam Majed Abu al-Haija, 39. The soldiers sealed the camp before several military vehicles invaded it.

In Bethlehem, the soldiers kidnapped Mohammad Ibrahim Zawahra, 25, Ali Abdul-Hamid at-Tous, 19, and Mahmoud Yacoub Sweity, 24, in addition to summoning Salem Qassem al-Masri, 24, for interrogation in the Etzion military base.

Clashes took place between the soldiers and dozens of local youths, who hurled stones and empty bottles on them, while the army fired gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing many residents to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

In addition, the army invaded Nahhalin town, west of Bethlehem, and kidnapped Mahmoud Mohammad Najajra, 50, his son Nathem, 27, and Ahmad Jawdat Najajra, 27.

On Tuesday evening, the soldiers closed all roads leading to Nahhalin town, conducted massive searches of homes, and kidnapped many Palestinians; two of them have been identified as Mohammad Rabah Shakarna, 27, and Mohammad Abdul-Fattah Fannoun, 21.

The army also invaded local clinics, and a pharmacy, in teh town before violently searching them, causing excessive damage.

Also on Tuesday evening, the army invaded Teqoua’ town, southeast of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and shot seven Palestinians, including two brothers, while at least twenty others suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

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