Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the al-‘Eesawiyya town in occupied Jerusalem, searched many homes and kidnaped seven Palestinians, including three children, and injured one woman.Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud said the soldiers kidnapped Maher Hamdan, 16, Basel Mahmoud, and his son Mo’men Mahmoud, 14, Yazan Mohammad Abu Assab, 14, Nadim ‘Abda, 20, and Hamza Abu Rmeila, 18. He added that the soldiers held Bassel Mahmoud captive to pressure his son to turn himself in to the army.
The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers used excessive force while searching the invading homes, causing property damage, and interrogated many Palestinians.
It added that the soldiers also invaded the home of Mohammad Abu ‘Assab, in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, and removed one of the property’s windows, before violently searching the property, causing excessive damage.
Abu ‘Assab said the soldiers attacked, and injured, his wife, while searching their homes, and repeatedly struck and beat their son, Mo’tasem, 24, with batons while also kicking and punching him, and kidnapped him.
He added that the soldiers also assaulted him, and his other son, Yazan, during the invasion.
On Tuesday at night and Wednesday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded several Palestinian communities, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked many homes, and kidnapped at least ten Palestinians.