Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians, including several children, from their homes, and injured a young man with an expanding bullet, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported.

The PPS office in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and violently searched several homes in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the city, and abducted four children, identified as Aram Nizar Banat, 15, Ayyoub Daoud Banat, 16, Yousef Daoud Banat, 15, and Abdullah Hasan Tafesh, 15.
The soldiers also invaded Betunia city, west of In Ramallah, in central West Bank, and attacked local youngsters who protested the invasion, before shooting a young man with an expanding bullet in the arm, in addition to causing many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.

In addition, the soldiers invaded Kobar village, north of Ramallah, searched homes, and abducted Amro Barghouthi.

In Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Fuad Arman Jeetawi, 22, from his home in the city, in addition to Omar Ayman Shawahna, 19, from his home in Kufur Thulth town, south of Qalqilia.

In Bethlehem, south of occupied West Bank, the soldiers searched many homes before abducting Ibrahim Monir Arafa, 26, Haidar Ezzat Abu Dayya, 23, and Ahmad Tawfiq Abu Dayya, 23, from the Deheishe refugee camp, in addition to Ahmad Ribhi al-Hreimi, 24, from his home in the Saff Street, in the center of Bethlehem city.

In Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Ahmad Tareq an-Nimri, 19, from Anabta town, east of the city, in addition to a former political prisoner, identified as, Odai Samer Jaber, 23, in addition to Sa’id Jaber, from their homes in Nur Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarem, after breaking into their homes and ransacking them.