Israeli soldiers surrounded, Tuesday, Shweika area, north of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, violently searched and ransacked dozens of homes, and buildings, before abducting two young men.
The soldiers abducted Majed Zidan Na’alwa and Omran Hosni Abu Ahmad, from their homes, and took them to an unknown destination.
The soldiers also invaded and ransacked dozens of homes, after detonating many doors, and interrogated scores of Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, especially in the areas of Thahrat Ekbariya, Na’alwa and Wadi ash-Sham.
It is worth mentioning that the army has significantly increased its deployment shortly after midnight, and fired many live rounds, gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets at Palestinian protesters.
The soldiers also stormed and searched various commercial and residential buildings, car-repair facilities, and many other buildings, in Shweika area.
In addition, the army searched under-construction building, various farmlands, and hills surrounding Shweika.
Owners of a few of the searched homes have been identified as Ezzeddin Dheiliyya, Salah Dheiliyya, Maher Abu al-Fool, Ahmad Abdul-Jawad, Adnan Ersheid, Yousef Abu Hamed, Mahmoud Iskandar, Adel Hamed, Nizar Hamed, and a coffee shop owned by Amir al-Wahidi.
Furthermore, the soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of Hanadi Walid Na’alwa, the sister of Ashraf Na’alwa, who carried out the fatal shooting in Burkan illegal colony, on October 7th 2018, and interrogated her.
The soldiers threatened to harm her and her family, and to demolish their home, if they provide any aid to Ashraf, in addition to posting his posters on many homes, walls and doors, threatening to punish any person who helps him.
Since Na’alwa carried out the fatal shooting in Burkan colony, killing two Israelis, identified as Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, 28, from Rosh HaAyin, and Ziv Hagbi, 35, from Rishon LeZion, and fled the scene, the military started ongoing invasions into his home, and the homes of his relatives along with dozens of homes and property.
The soldiers also repeatedly abducted members of his family, including his father, mother, sisters and brothers, in an attempt to locate him.
On October 15, 2018, the army invaded Shweika area in Tulkarem, and handed Ashraf’s family an official order for the demolition of their home.