In a press release, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the number of Palestinians, abducted by Israeli soldiers overnight and at dawn, Wednesday, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, has arrived to thirty, most of them from occupied Jerusalem.
Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud, of the Jerusalem Parents of Detainees’ Committee, said dozens of soldiers invaded Jabal al-Mokabber village, searched homes and abducted seven Palestinians, identified as Wajdi Khalil Eshqeirat, 33, Mithqal Khaled Eshqeirat, 21, Hussein Bassam Eshqeirat, 29, Mohammad Essam Eshqeirat, 19, Bashar Bassam Eshqeirat, 17, Re’as Ibrahim Eshqeirat, 19, and Ahmad Amin Mashahra, 31.
Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Jerusalem Follow-Up Committee in the Al-‘Eesawiyya town, in Jerusalem, said the soldiers also searched homes, and abducted three Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Rafat Dari, Ahmad Abu Ermeila and Ismael Mheisin.
Furthermore, the soldiers abducted Omar Firas al- A’war, 20, from his home in Silwan, town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem.
In addition, the soldiers invaded many homes, and searched them, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and abducted six Palestinians, identified as Mos’ab Nidal Zghayyar, Abdullah Ahmad Zghayyar, 22, Khubab Monther Abu Sneina, 20, Wael Yousef Abu Ayyash, 28, Ibrahim Mohammad Awad, 34, and Ali Mohammad Za’aqeeq, 27.
The soldiers used excessive force during home searches in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, causing damage to doors, windows, floors and walls, allegedly while “looking for weapons.”
In Ramallah district, in central West Bank, the soldiers searched and ransacked homes, and abducted six Palestinians, identified as Yousef Mohmmad Odeh, Odai Tamimi, Omar Mahmoud Barghouthi, Laith Sabri Barghouthi, Mohammad al-‘Ashwa, and Mohammad Salama Khatib.
In Bethlehem, the soldiers abducted Morad Zaghari and Baha’ Maslat, from Deheishe refugee camp, south of the city.
In Nablus, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Yasser Bilal Yassin and Mos’ab al-Hindi.
Furthermore, two Palestinians, identified as Ahmad Fayyad Bushnaq and his brother Husam, were abducted from their homes in Jenin, in the northern part of the West bank.
One Palestinian, identified as Yahya Abdul-Aziz ‘Aassi, 22, was abducted in Salfit district, in central West Bank.
Israeli Soldiers Abduct 19 Palestinians In The West Bank
Mar 15, 2017 @ 09:37
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 19 Palestinians, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported.
The Nablus office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Yasser Bilal Yameen, a student of the Najah National University, and Mos’ab al-Hindi, from Tal village, south of the city.
The soldiers also invaded Rommana village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted two siblings, both former political prisoners, identified as Ahmad, 45, and Hussam Fayyad Bushnaq, 38, from their homes.
The army declared the village a closed military zone, installed roadblocks surrounding it, and prevented the workers from leaving it.
The soldiers also invaded homes in Deir Ghassana town, near Ramallah, and abducted Amro Mahmoud Barghouthi.
Also in Ramallah, the soldiers invaded Nabi Saleh town, searched homes and abducted Odai Abdul-Razeq Tamimi and Hammouda al-‘Ashwa, while Mohammad al-‘Arouri was abducted in ‘Aroura nearby town, and Laith Barghouthi, in Deir Abu Mashal.
Furthermore, the soldiers invaded and searched homes in the southern West bank district of Hebron, and abducted five Palestinians, identified as Abdullah Ahmad Zghayyar, Mos’ab Nidal Zghayyar, Wael Abu Ayyash, Ibrahim Mohammad Awad and Ali Mohammad Za’aqeeq.
Also at dawn, the soldiers invaded Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and shot five Palestinians, including one who suffered a head injury, in addition to abducting a former political prisoner, identified as Morad Zaghari.
In Bethlehem city, the soldiers searched several homes, and abducted one Palestinian, identified as Baha’ Maslat.
In Salfit, in central West Bank, the soldiers abducted a student of the Najah University in Nablus, identified as Yahya ‘Aassi.
In addition, two Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Rafat ad-Dari Ahmad Abu Rmeila, were abducted from their homes, in occupied East Jerusalem.
It is worth mentioning that the soldiers also invaded Qalqilia city, in northern West Bank, and drove into several neighborhoods before withdrawing.