Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five young Palestinian men from Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, in addition to invading the az-Zawiya village, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit, and confiscated a car near Bethlehem.
Media sources in Qalqilia said several army vehicles invaded ‘Azzoun town, before the soldiers stormed and searched homes, and abducted five Palestinians.
The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Mohammad Monir Mashal, 25, in addition to four former political prisoners, identified as Odai Samir Abu Haniyya, 28, Ja’far Abdul-Karim Salim, 24, Mohammad Nidal Mashal, 24, and Luay Anwar Mashal, 26.
Furthermore, the soldiers invaded the az-Zawiya village, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit, confiscated a “Carlo” gun, and searched the home of a political prisoner, identified as Hamza Ya’coub Raddad.
In Bethlehem, south of Jerusalem, the soldiers confiscated the car of a young man, identified as Mohammad Ali Thawabta, from Beit Fajjar town, south of the city, after detaining him near the entrance of the al-Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
In related news, the soldiers abducted, two Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, in Hebron and Jenin governorates, in the southern and northern parts of the Gaza Strip.