Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, seven Palestinians in different parts of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and closed the main road leading to Beit ‘Anoun town.
The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said several armored Israeli military vehicles invaded Yatta town, south of Hebron, before the soldiers searched many homes and abducted three Palestinians, identified as Osama Mustafa Makhamra, Shadi Ismael Zein and Ahmad Ateyya al-Metwer.
It added that the soldiers also invaded Surif town, northwest of Hebron, and kidnapped Ahmad Ismael Eghneimat, 52.
In addition, the soldiers invaded al-Bayyada area and downtown area in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, also searched and ransacked homes, and stores, and kidnapped a former political prisoner, identified as Mohammad Mahmoud Awad, 31. The PPS stated that Awad suffers from a physical disability.
The PPS stated that the soldiers stormed a number of stores, especially used clothes stores, owned by a Palestinian identified as Kamal Razeq ‘Aaydi.
Furthermore, the soldiers installed a roadblock near the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, and kidnapped a former political prisoner, identified as Nadim Ibrahim Sabarna, 35.
In Hebron city, the soldiers also searched homes and kidnapped a young man, identified as Mohammad Nasser Rajabi.
The soldiers also invaded Sa’ir town, northeast of Hebron, and summoned a former political prisoner, identified as Mojahed Nimir Froukh, for interrogation at the Etzion military base and security center.
In related news, the soldiers closed the main road leading to Beit ‘Einoun area, northwest of Hebron, and prevented the residents from crossing.
The soldiers installed many roadblocks in various neighborhoods in Hebron city, the main roads leading to Sa’ir and Halhoul town, Hebron’s northern entrance and the al-Fawwar junction.