Israeli soldiers invaded on Friday at dawn, the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, and the areas of Wad al-Jouz and as-Suwwana, in addition to nearby al-Isawiya town, searched and ransacked dozens of homes and abducted at least seventeen Palestinians.
Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded and homes in the Old city, and abducted Jihad Nasser Qous, Rawhi al-Kalghassi, Majed Ragheb al-Joâ€™ba, and Hamza Milhim, from Bab Hotta area, and Amir al-Balbeesi, from the Suwwana area.
They added that the soldiers also invaded and ransacked homes in Wai al-Jouz, and abducted Mohammad Abu Shousha, in addition to Mustafa al-Hashlamoun, from his home in at-Tour.
In addition, dozens of soldiers invaded and violently searched homes in al-Isawiya town, in the center of Jerusalem, and abducted ten Palestinians after assaulting and clubbing them.
The abducted Palestinians have been identified as Amir Gharib, Mohammad Dari, Yazan Jaber, Fayez Moheisin, Mohammad Ayman â€˜Obeid, Anas Abu â€˜Assab, Laith Mahmoud, Adam Mustafa, Mohammad al-Kiswani and Ahmad Dirbas.
On Thursday at night, many army jeeps invaded al-â€˜Isawiya, and attempted to invade homes, while many youngsters hurled at least 40 Molotov cocktails at their vehicles, and burnt tires.