On Wednesday dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the occupied West Bank, abducted twenty-one Palestinians, and shot one with live fire.

In Bethlehem, the soldiers invaded Harmala village, southeast of the city, searched homes, and abducted a former political prisoner, Sami Atallah. Many army jeeps also invaded the Al-Karkafa area in Bethlehem city and searched a few homes.

In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers abducted Jabr Wa’el Badawi from his home in the Al-Arroub refugee camp north of the city, in addition to Rashad Jaradat, Ma’moun Al-Froukh and his brothers Mojahed and Ahmad from their home in Sa’ir town, northeast of the Hebron.

The invasion led to protests before the soldiers shot a young man with live fire and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

In Nablus, in the northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Ala’ Rashid Mansour and Khalil Mansour, from their homes in Kafr Qalil village, south of the city, in addition to Ayham Abu Hayya and Jihad Salahuddin Al-Aqra’ from Askar Al-Jadid and Askar Al-Qadim refugee camps, in the eastern part of Nablus.

The Lions’ Den resistance group said its fighters exchanged fire with Israeli soldiers invading the Askar refugee camp.

The soldiers also abducted Mos’ab Souqiyya, Majd Abu Siriyya and Mohammad Abu Obeid, from Jenin, in the northern West Bank, while crossing a military roadblock near Nablus.

In addition, the soldiers invaded the Zababda town, south of Jenin, and abducted Assef Al-Ghareeb.

In Tulkarem, in the northwestern West Bank, the soldiers invaded Illar town, north of the city, and abducted Mo’men Zakariyya Anini, 22, from his home.

In Salfit, in the central West Bank, the soldiers abducted Abdul-Rahman Mer’ey from his home in Qarawat Bank Hassan town, west of the city.

In Ramallah, in the central West Bank, the soldiers abducted two former political prisoners, Abdullah Mohammad Al-Ardouni and Mahdi Barghouthi, from Deir Abu Mashal town, west of the city.

During the Deir Abu Mashal invasion, the soldiers fired many live rounds and gas bombs at Palestinians protesting the invasion.

Furthermore, the soldiers abducted Bara’ Riyad Burnat, 19, Qassam Yassin, 17, and Jihad Yassin, 17, from their homes in Bil’in town, west of Ramallah.

On Tuesday evening, Israeli soldiers abducted a young man, Qussai Mohmmad Bisharat, 25, from Tammoun town, south of the northeastern West Bank city of Tubas, after summoning him for interrogation at a nearby military base.

Earlier Tuesday, Israeli soldiers abducted at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including the occupied capital, Jerusalem, after the army invaded and ransacked dozens of homes.

First Published on Mar 15, 2023, at 09:21