Israeli forces abducted, from Wednesday night to Thursday evening, at least 40 Palestinian young men, including former prisoners, from separate parts of the occupied West Bank, according to local sources.
In the northwestern part of the occupied West Bank, soldiers abducted three Palestinian young men, on Thursday, after storming their homes in the Tulkarem governorate.
According to the Tulkarem chapter of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), soldiers abducted Murad Na’alwa, Osaid Muhammad Afif, and former prisoner Muhammad Ibrahim Abu al-Ezz.
Another source added that soldiers abducted Azab Saher Al-Basha, Bahaa Ayman Sabarini, Rashid Mahmoud Bisharat, and Ayham Wael Sheikh Youssef, from the Tulkarem governorate.
In the northwestern part of the West Bank, Israeli forces abducted Adham Shalo and Hammad Shalo, from Azzun town, east of Qalqilia.
In Qabatiya town, south of Jenin, in the northern West Bank, Israeli soldiers invaded and ransacked, at dawn Thursday, the homes of Ahmed Nazzal, Muhammad Ghazi Nazzal, and Saeed Yasser Zakarneh, before abducting them.
Local Palestinian youths protested the incursion, which soldiers responded to by firing tear gas canisters, causing several youths to sustain inhalation injuries.
A social media video shows armed Palestinian resistance fighters confronting the army with live fire.
Additionally, a Palestinian resident of Jenin, Tariq Mahmoud Yahya, was abducted by the army when he was trying to pass through the “Barta’a” military roadblock west of Jenin, at the separation barrier between the West Bank and Israel.
Meanwhile, the army invaded Ya’bad town, west of Jenin, stormed a number of neighborhoods, and fired concussion grenades. No injuries were reported.
In the norther West Bank, soldiers broke into and searched the home of Ikrima Al-Khammash in the Old City of Nablus, before abducting him.
Abd al-Rahman Salah Abu Srour, a resident of Jenin, was abducted by the army when he tried to pass through the “Hamra” military roadblock in the northern Jordan Valley, east of Nablus.
Southeast of Nablus, in the northern West Bank, occupation forces maintain a strict siege on the town of Aqraba, for a fifth day.
According to Salah Jaber, the head of the Aqraba municipality, Israeli forces invaded and ransacked, at dawn Thursday, at least 20 Palestinian-owned homes.
Another source reported that soldiers abducted Hammam Lafi from Aqraba town.
According to Eid Brahma, with the Jericho chapter of the PPS, Israeli forces stormed and searched the homes of two brothers, Hassan Hamdan (Bahoura) and Yassin Hamdan (Bahoura), in addition to Muhammad al-Sayed, before abducting them from the Aqabat Jaber refugee camp, in Jericho, in the northeastern West Bank.
Brahma added that local Palestinian youths protested the incursion which soldiers responded to by firing live rounds, concussion grenades, and tear gas canisters at them. No injuries were reported.
Undercover Israeli agents (Musta’ribeen) kidnapped, on Thursday, an unidentified Palestinian young man from the Shu’fat refugee camp, in the northern part of occupied East Jerusalem.
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Soldiers broke into ransacked the home of Hamza Abdel Aziz Mansour, in Biddu town, northwest of occupied Jerusalem, before abducting him.
On Monday evening, occupation forces abducted Khader Barani, from Anata town, northeast of occupied Jerusalem.
On Wednesday night, Israeli police abducted Abdul Rahman Al-Sa’o, a guard at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, after he protested the closure of the Council Gate.
Furthermore, in the southern West Bank, occupation forces stormed and searched the homes of Basil Fawaz Rashaida, in Beit Sahour town, east of Bethlehem, and Walid al-Salahat and his son Abdullah, before abducting them, from Hindaza village, southeast of Bethlehem.
In the Hebron governorate, also in the southern West Bank, Israeli forces abducted two former prisoners, Sufyan Jamjoom and Muthanna Al-Qawasmi, in the city of Hebron, after invading and searching their homes.
Southwest of Hebron, soldiers abducted Saher Ghatasheh, Baji Al-Maghasleh, Youssef Al-Anati, Abdel-Majid Haliqawi, Jihad Yaghi, Anas Al-Absi, Akram Joudeh, Ahmed Akram Jouda, Saeed Akram Jouda, Abdel Walid Abu Awwad, Mahmoud Walid Abu Awwad, Wissam Al-Maghalsa, Ahmed Khalil Mataria, and Issa Brahma, from the Al-Fawaar refugee camp.