Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 25 Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including 15 from occupied East Jerusalem, after the army conducted extensive and violent searches of homes.
In Hebron, in southern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Malek Ja’bari and Ali Skafi, from Hebron city, in addition to Mohammad Jibril Zein and Issa Bader Awad, from Yatta town, south of Hebron.
In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted fifteen Palestinians from the at-Tour town, and three others from Anata town, northeast of Jerusalem.
The abducted Palestinians have been identified as Moath Abu al-Hawa, Mustafa Abu al-Hawa, Firas Khader Obeid, Mohammad Ali Dirbas, Ahmad Majed Abu al-Hummus, Hamada Khalil al-Hadra, Yousef Azzam al-Hadra, Ibrahim Mo’taz al-Hadra, Khalil Sofian al-Hadra, Mustafa Adnan al-Hadra, Mahmoud al-Hadra, and Ali al-Kiswani, from at-Tour, in addition to Mohammad Khalil Hamdan, Mohammad Ahmad Abu Haniyya, and Ahmad Arafat Hamdan.
In Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Fuad Nabil Odah, 28, from his home in the city.
In Jenin, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Ahmad Khalil Nazzal, Hatem Omar Tazaz’a, and Mohammad Faisal Kamil, from Qabatia town, south of the city.
In Qalqilia, also in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted twin brothers, identified as Raed and Saed Odah, 43.
It is worth mentioning that the soldiers also installed various roadblocks, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, stopped and searched dozens of cars, and interrogated scores of Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.