Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including two siblings and their nephew, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed.
The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in Hebron city, and abducted Ziad Mohammad Abu Hussein, 35, and his brother, Hussein, 32.
It added that the soldiers also abducted the nephew of the two siblings, identified as Mohammad Anwar Abu Hussein, 26.
Besides the violent searches of homes, the soldiers also invaded and ransacked several shops, reportedly “looking for weapons.”
The soldiers also invaded Sa’ir town, northeast of Hebron, searched homes, and abducted two Palestinians, identified as Ayman Abdul-Salam Jaradat and Ra’fat Yousef Shalalda.
In Jenin, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted two young men, including a former political prisoner, and summoned three others for interrogation.
Also at dawn, the soldiers invaded Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, stormed and searched homes, and fired many gas bombs at Palestinian protesters, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.
The soldiers also abducted a Palestinian father and his son, in Anabta town, east of Tulkarem, in northern West Bank.
In addition, dozens of soldiers and police officers invaded Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished a Palestinian home.
In related news, the soldiers invaded Furush Beit Dajan village, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and shut down water pipelines providing the community, and its local school, with the needed water.
Furthermore, the army invaded many areas surrounding Al-Quds University in Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied Jerusalem, and caused several Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.