Israeli forces abducted, on Tuesday, seventeen Palestinians, including two children, in the governorates of Ramallah, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Hebron.

At dawn Tuesday, occupation forces abducted two Palestinian young men in the town of Silwad, northeast of Ramallah in the central part of the West Bank.

Media sources said that the army invaded and ransacked the homes of the two young men, Saif Youssef Hamed and Youssef Sobhi Hamed, before abducting them.

Sources added that the army invaded the village of Beit ‘Ur at- Tahta, west of Ramallah, the town of Sinjil, northeast of the city, and the “Jabal al-Tawil” neighborhood in the city of Al-Biereh.

North of occupied Jerusalem, Israeli forces abducted two Palestinian citizens, including a child in the town of Ar-Ram.

Media sources said that on Tuesday morning, soldiers abducted the young man, Mahmoud Ghazawna, and the child, Osama Al-Salamin, after storming and ransacking their homes.

Meanwhile, in the southern West Bank, Israeli forces abducted ten Palestinians, including a child, after storming their homes in various areas of the Bethlehem governorate.

Media sources said that soldiers abducted the child, Mohammad Ahmad Qasim Shusha, 17, in the town of Husan, west of Bethlehem.

In the village of Nahhalin, southwest of the city, the army abducted Hassan Ibrahim Najajra, 24, in addition to Mohammad Taha Ayesh, 22, and his brother, Mahmoud Ayesh, 18, from Artas village, southwest of the city.

Israeli forces abducted Majdi Mustafa Abu Aker, 37, Omar Ma’moun Bodeir, 22, Fadi Muhammad Nasrallah, 37, and his brother, Rami Nasrallah, 47, Monther Wajih Abu Aker, 41, and Osaid Jado, in the Aida refugee camp, north of the city.

Also in the southern West Bank, soldiers chased a vehicle in the town of Al-Shiokh, northeast of Hebron, and abducted its driver, whose identity was not known at the time of writing this report.

Meanwhile, occupation forces abducted two young men, on Tuesday morning, after invading their homes in the town of As-Samu’, south of Hebron.

Media sources said that soldiers the two young men, Hamza Radwan Rawashda and Mo’taz Ghaleb Al-Daghamin, after ransacking their homes, and took them to an undisclosed location.

According to a statement from the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) and the Commission of Detainees’ and Ex-Detainees’ Affairs, at least twenty-two Palestinian citizens were abducted by occupation forces between Monday evening and Tuesday morning.

The statement added that the total number of abductions since October 7, 2023 has reached more than 9,490, including those who were abducted from their homes, through military roadblocks, those who were forced to surrender themselves under pressure, and those who were held hostage.

First Published on: Jul 3, 2024 at 06:55