Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight until morning hours Thursday, dozens of Palestinian homes and lands, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked them, and abducted at least eighteen Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported.
The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers invaded Wad Burqin town, west of the city, conducted violent searched of homes, and abducted Soheib Jarir Jarrar, Ahmad al-Kastooni, in addition to Mohammad and Mahmoud Nasri Shalabi, and their uncle Salah Jaber Shalabi.
In addition, the soldiers invaded homes in the al-Marah area, in Jenin city, and interrogated several Palestinians.
Furthermore, the soldiers invaded Anabta town, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and violently searched homes, causing property damage, before abducting Morad Abdul-Karim Hammad, Majd Zeidan, Yazan Mallah and a former political prisoner, identified as Emad Mustafa Najjar, 26.
The soldiers also invaded and ransacked homes in the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and abducted Mohammad Harbi Daraghma, 15, and Sarhan Rif’at Daraghma, 26, and Abdul-Salam Dawabsha.
It is worth mentioning that the soldiers frequently invade the village, and threaten further restrictions, and more violent searches of homes, in addition to installing roadblocks, in an attempt to stop ongoing protests against the occupation.
In related news, a young Palestinian man, identified as Emad Abu Ghazala, 27, was rammed by a speeding colonizer’s car, while riding his bicycle near Aqraba town, south of Nablus.
The colonizer fled the scene, and the Palestinian, from Beita town, was rushed by Palestinian medics to a local hospital.
In Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the solders abducted two children, identified as Moath Kifah Abdul-Hadi, 22, and Abdul-Rahman Montaser Amer, 12, while playing near the Annexation Wall.
The soldiers also installed many roadblocks on roads leading to ‘Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.
In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers also invaded and searched homes, and abducted Hani Ladawda and Younis Khairi B’eirat, from the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, and Kafr Malek, north and east of the city.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, dozens of soldiers invaded many homes, and stores throughout the city, and in Doura town, in addition to the al-Fawwar refugee camp, and abducted Nasser Othman Amro, and Yousef Waleed at-Teety, 22.
The soldiers also invaded Ethna town, and the al-Kum village, west of Hebron, searched homes and summoned Moayyad Jibreen Abu Zalta and Abdul-Qader Rajoub, for interrogation in Etzion military base, north of Hebron.
In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers summoned for interrogation a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, identified as Mohammad Salhi.