The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Monday afternoon, 15 Palestinians, including 10 children from a school for orphans, and the school’s headmaster, in occupied East Jerusalem, and three Palestinians in Ramallah.

Eyewitnesses said the soldiers chased many children while leaving a local school for orphans, and invaded its campus, in the Old City of Jerusalem, assaulted many of them and kidnapped ten.

The Israeli army claimed that some students hurled stones at their vehicles, and at soldiers stationed near the main gates of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the kidnapped children have been identified as;

1.  Abdul-Rahman Mazen Abu Najeeb, 15.

2.   Monjed Hasan Abu Hadwan, 15.

3.   Abdul-Malek Mousa Ghazali, 17. 

4.   Yousef Yacoub Resheq, 16.

5.   Monther Amin Tamimi, 15.

6.   Khader Fadel Ajlouni, 17.

7.   Ahmad Ashraf Sharabati, 16.

8.   Mustafa Salaheddin Balbeesy, 17.

9.   Amir Bassem Nofal, 17.

10. Fares Ashraf ar-Razem, 16.

The school’s headmaster, who kidnapped from the school campus, has been identified as;

11. Samir Jibreel.

The soldiers also kidnapped four young men in Jerusalem’s Old City; they have been identified as;

12. Jamil ‘Abbassi.

13. Ahmad Darweesh. 14.

14. Mohammad Qaryout.

15. Abada Sharabati.

In addition, several army vehicles invaded Bodrus village, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh District, in central West Bank, searched homes and kidnapped three Palestinians, identified as;

16. Mahmoud Hasan Yousef, 29.

17. Abdullah Mohammad Omar, 22.

18. Nizar Lutfi Khalaf, 34.