Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, two neighborhoods in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, in addition to Birzeit city and Burham village, north of Ramallah, abducted four Palestinians, including a mother of a political prisoner, in addition to injuring several Palestinians during ensuing protests.
Media sources said the many army jeeps invaded al-Masyoun and al-Masayef neighborhoods in Ramallah city and initiated violent searches of homes.
They added that many Palestinian youngsters protested the invasions, and hurled stones at the army jeeps, while the soldiers fired a barrage of gas bombs, concussion grenades, and rubber-coated steel bullets.
Medical sources said several Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to cuts and bruises, and received the needed treatment.
In Ramallah city, the soldiers abducted E’tiraf Bajes Rimawi, a former political prisoner and the head of Bisan Center for Research and Development, in addition to Nassar Jaradat, also a former political prisoner.
The soldiers also invaded Burham town and Birzeit city, north of Ramallah, and fired gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at Palestinians, protesting the invasions.
The army invaded and searched homes, before abducting Yazan Maghames, a university student from Birzeit.
Another university student, identified as Bassel Filyan, was abducted from his home in Burham village, north of Ramallah.