Soldier abducts child (archive image)

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Wednesday, eighteen Palestinians, including a child and three siblings, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers stormed and searched dozens of homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported.

The PPS office in Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted five Palestinians, identified as Riyadh Ahmad al-Jawa’da, Mohammad Rifat Sleibi, Fadi Ibrahim Shahin, and his brothers Dour and Shadi.

In Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Khalil Qassem Sheikh and Qassem Taleb Sheikh, from Marah Rabah village, in addition to Nader Shalabi al-Qaisi and Montaser Nawwaf al-Qaisi, from the al-Azza refugee camp.

In Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate, in central West Bank, the soldiers abducted Rabea’ Farah Abu Nawwas, 28, and Mustafa Taiseer, from Deir Abu Mashal town, in addition to Mohammad Issa Hussein, from al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya.

In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Yazan Ibrahim Marar, Tareq Issa Hussein, Mousa Ali Hussein, and Sa’id Mustafa Daoud, from Beit Doggo town, in addition to Mohammad Jawad Abu Ramouz, 14, and Majdi Abu Tayeh, from Silwan town.

It is worth mentioning that the soldiers abducted, late on Tuesday evening, eight Palestinians in Silwan, and one in al-‘Isawiya, in Jerusalem.