Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night and Thursday at dawn, several neighborhoods in occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped seven Palestinians, including four children.The soldiers invaded Jerusalem’s Old City, searched homes and kidnapped two children, identified as Yousef Mohammad Masharqa, 14, and Mohammad Nabil Taweel, 13.
Masharqa’s mother said her son, and his friends, were playing near their homes when the soldiers assaulted and kidnapped them, before moving the two children to the al-Qashla Police Station, where they were interrogated without the presence of a lawyer or a family member.
In addition, the head of the Jerusalem Detainees’ Committee, Amjad Abu Assab, said the soldiers also kidnapped Mohammad Omar Abu Khdeir, 13, and Mohammad Abdul-Kareem Ed’eis, 13, from Shu’fat, north of Jerusalem.
The soldiers also kidnapped Ra’fat Mousa ‘Allan, 17, from the Qalandia refugee camp, in addition to Naji Bassam Daoud, 18, and Mohammad Ismael Rayyan, from Beit Duqqu town.
In related news, the soldiers kidnapped six Palestinians near Jenin and one near Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank., and also kidnapped three Palestinians in Hebron.
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