The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including a student of Birzeit University who was taken prisoner for a campus dorm.
The Nablus office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Beita town, south of the city, and abducted two former political prisoners, identified as Nassr Sabri Hamdan and Ja’far Jaghoub, in addition to a young man, identified as Nasser Fawzi Abu Khalil.
It added that the soldiers also invaded Beit Dajan village, east of the city, searched homes and abducted a young man, identified as Ayman Ribhi Hanani.
In addition, the soldiers invaded dorms of Birzeit University, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted a student, identified as Majdi Ibrahim, from Jenin city in northern West Bank.
The army also invaded Jaba’ town, south of Jenin, and fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at local protesters.
In Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the soldiers invaded and ransacked homes in ‘Azzoun town, east of the city, and abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Ahmad Mustafa Radwan, in his twenties.
Furthermore, the soldiers invaded homes in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, and abducted three Palestinians during violent searches of homes.
The abducted Palestinians have been identified as Khaled Sabah, 19, Zakariya Mohammad Sabah, 19, and Atiya Suleiman Sabah, 19.
The soldiers also invaded the ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, and abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Khaled Waleed al-‘Azza, 26.
In related news, dozens of soldiers invaded the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and fired several live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at Palestinian youngsters, who protested the invasion and hurled stones at the military jeeps.
In the Gaza Strip, Israeli soldiers, stationed in military bases and towers across the border fence, fired many live rounds at Palestinian farmers and workers, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the coastal region.
In addition, Israeli navy ships fired live rounds at fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, in the northern part of Gaza Strip.