Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including a young woman and two children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported.
The PPS said the soldiers abducted Fatima Yahia Suleiman, 19, from her home in Beit Safafa town, near occupied Jerusalem, in addition to one child, who remained unidentified at the time of this report, from Jerusalem.
The soldiers also invaded and searched many homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and abducted two Palestinians, identified as Baha’ Thabet Najjar, from Yatta town, and Zakariya Fayeq Nassar, 15, from the al-Fawwar refugee camp.
A third Palestinian, Islam Bassam D’eis, 19, from Hebron, was taken prisoner in nearby Bethlehem.
Furthermore, the soldiers invaded a home, owned by members of Abu Es’eifan family, in Wad al-Hasseen area, in Hebron city, and assaulted the family, causing them to suffer various cuts and bruises.
The soldiers also assaulted Jamal Abu Es’eifan while trying to document the invasion and violation on video, and held the entire family in one room for more than an hour.
In addition, the soldiers invaded Osarin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and fired a barrage of gas bombs, many striking homes, during protests the erupted following the invasion.
The soldiers also closed Madama village gate, which links between many villages and towns, south of Nablus.
In Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, the soldiers searched many homes and abducted Mohammad Monir Mashal, 25, and four former political prisoners, identified as Odai Samir Aby Haniyya, 28, Ja’far Abdul-Karim Salim, 24, Mohammad Nidal Mashal, 24, and Luay Anwar Mashal, 26.
On Tuesday afternoon, the soldiers abducted Salim Ahmad Walad Ali, a former political prisoner from Sanour town, southwest of Jenin, in northern West Bank.