Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Monday, several areas in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, violently searched many homes, kidnapped five Palestinians, including an ailing elderly man, and summoned his son for interrogation. The army also kidnapped one Palestinian in Salfit.The soldiers invaded different neighborhoods in Hebron city, and interrogated many Palestinians while searching their homes, before kidnaping Odai Ma’moun Sharabati, 21, Nour Abdul-Hafith Tamimi, 21, Abdul-Rahman Ramadan, and Khairi Abu Hadeed.
In addition, dozens of soldiers and army vehicles invaded Safa area, north of Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, and searched two homes belonging to Mohammad ‘Aadi, and his brother Ghazi.
The soldiers also kidnapped the former local Imam, identified as Mohammad Ahmad ‘Aadi, 57, who suffers from various chronic health issues, and summoned his son Aseed, 25, for interrogation in the Etzion military base. Aseed is a former political prisoner.
It is worth mentioning that the soldiers also installed roadblocks on the main roads of Sa’ir and Halhoul towns, in addition to Hebron’s northern entrance, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many residents while inspecting their ID cards.
The soldiers also invaded Masafer Yatta Bedouin community and ordered families to demolish their dwellings, two residential tents and three barns in at-Tabban and al-Fakheet areas.
Coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in southern Hebron Rateb al-Jabour, said the soldiers intend to demolish three residential sheds, two tents, and three barns, used by dozens of residents.
Jabour urged international legal and human rights groups, and local organizations, to intervene and stop the escalating Israeli violations against the residents, their homes, lands and their livelihoods.
In addition, the soldiers invaded Salfit city, in central West Bank, searched homes and kidnapped a young man, identified as Ahmad Mohammad Hassan, 25.
Also on Monday at dawn, the army invaded several Palestinian communities in the West Bank districts of Bethlehem and Jenin, searched many homes, and kidnapped two Palestinians.