Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Wednesday at dawn, several Palestinian districts in the occupied West Bank, stormed and violently searched homes, and kidnapped seventeen Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said.The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded Hebron city, and several nearby communities, in the southern part of the West Bank, and kidnapped eight Palestinians.
The kidnapped residents have been identified as Tareq Anwar Ed’eis, 34, Karim Shahin, Luay Tawil, 28, Ammar Othman al-‘Oweiwy, 36, Anas Abdul-Ghani Es’eed, Anan Yousef Zama’ra, Jawhar Azzam Makhamra and Mansour Ishaq Jaradat.
The soldiers also kidnapped six Palestinians, during various invasions and searches of homes in the Ramallah and al-Biereh district.
The PPS said the soldiers kidnapped Mahmoud Jaber Abda, 25, Ward Mohammad Abda, 18, Abdullah Mohammad Abda, Majd Ali Zodroq, 19, Fadi Nayef ‘Oleyyan, 29, and Raed Riyad Saleh, 22.
Another Palestinian, identified as Mahmoud Mteir, was kidnapped in the Qalandia refugee camp, north of Jerusalem, while a teenager, identified as Adi Yousef Badr, was kidnapped from his home in Abu Dis town.
In Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers searched a few homes and kidnaped Lu’ay Fathi al-‘Amer, 23.