Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Wednesday at dawn, at least nine Palestinians in different invasions targeting Palestinian communities, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also kidnapped a Palestinian, on Tuesday evening.The Popular Committee in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, searched many homes and kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Ahmad Amer Abu Jouda, 19, and Khalil Sheeban Abu Ayyash, 21.
The soldiers also invaded the Sawahra ash-Sharqiyya town, east of occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped three Palestinians, allegedly for manufactory weapons in a homemade workshop.
Israeli military sources said the soldiers confiscated a rifle, a pistol and a large sum of bullets.
The soldiers also kidnapped a Palestinian child, 15 years of age, from the Shu’fat refugee camp, northeast of Jerusalem, after he jumped over a wall to avoid crossing through a military roadblock, on the main entrance of the camp.
According to the Israeli army, the soldiers searched the child and located a knife in a bag he carried.
In the northern West Bank district of Nablus, the soldiers stormed and searched many homes, and kidnapped three Palestinians, including a lawyer and a former political prisoner.
The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the home of lawyer Ja’far Sami ath-Thaher, 25, in Beit Eeba village, west of Nablus, and kidnapped him after searching his property, causing excessive property damage.
The PPS added that the soldiers invaded Aseera al-Qibleyya town, south of Nablus, searched homes, and kidnapped a former political prisoner, identified as Mohammad Yahya Saleh.
The soldiers also kidnapped a Palestinian, identified as Ja’far Jamal ‘Emla, 19, from Qabalan town, while trying to cross the Huwwara roadblock, south of Nablus.
On Tuesday evening, the soldiers kidnapped Bilal Tareq Hamed, 23, from Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after stopping him on a military roadblock, installed on the main entrance of the town.