Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including former political prisoners, and injured one, after the army invaded Nablus, Jenin, and Tubas, in the occupied West Bank.
Media sources in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Beita town, south of the city, before storming and searching homes, and abducted three Palestinians, identified as Husam Ma’ali, Jala Dweikat, and Harra’ Hamayel.
They stated that many Palestinians protested the invasion and added that the soldiers shot a young man with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the mouth, in addition to causing many to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.
Furthermore, the soldiers invaded Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched a few homes, and abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Majed Faysal Nazzal.
The soldiers also installed several roadblocks around villages and towns, south of Jenin city, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.
In addition, the soldiers invaded Tubas city, in northeastern West Bank, and Tammoun town, south of the city, searched homes and abducted four Palestinians.
Kamal Bani Odah, the head of Tubas office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Ahmad Fayez Abu al-‘Ayed, 21, from the city.
Bani Odah added that the soldiers also abducted two former political prisoners, identified as Morad Suleiman Bani Odah, 43, and Rayeq Abdul-Rahman Bisharat, 44, in addition to Azmi Hussein Bani Odah, from their homes in Tammoun.