Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including children, in addition to illegally confiscating cash, during violent invasions and searches of homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported.
The PPS said the soldier stormed and ransacked many homes in Silwan and at-Tour, in addition to the Old City, in occupied East Jerusalem and abducted six Palestinians, including three children.
It identified the abducted Palestinians as Mohammad Razem, 16, Akram Affana, 16, Montaser Abu Ghannam, Mohammad Abu Jom’a and Salah ar-Razem.
Furthermore, the soldiers invaded and ransacked homes of former political prisoners from Jerusalem, and confiscated cash.
In Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, who was imprisoned for five years, identified as ‘Aqeed Qashmar, 32, in addition to Bara’ Eyad Hammad, 22.
In Nablus, also in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Sajed Abul-Latif Leitat, from his home in Beit Forik town, southeast of the city.
In Tulkarem city, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Abdul-Latif Milhim, from his home in Tulkarem refugee camp.
In Jenin, also in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Ali Mohammad Kamil and Hani Maher Sharaf.
In Hebron Governorate, in southern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Jamal Nattah, from Ethna town, Mohammad Kamel ash-Shrouf, from Nouba town, and ‘Aa’ed Hazem al-Haimouni, from Hebron city.
The soldiers also installed many roadblocks at the entrances of Sa’ir and Halhoul towns, in addition to northern and southern roads in Hebron city, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.
In Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded the al-‘Azza refugee camp, north of the city, and abducted Ayman Nawwab al-Qaisi, 20, from his home.
It is worth mentioning that, on Sunday, the soldiers abducted three siblings, from Ersheid family, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and released two of them later.
In addition, a group of illegal Israeli colonists attacked many Palestinian cars near Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah, causing damage.