Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians, including former political prisoners, and children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank.

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) stated that the soldiers broke into and ransacked dozens of homes across the occupied West Bank, interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, and abducted thirteen Palestinians.

In Jenin, in northern West Bank, the soldiers invaded Silat al-Harithiya town, northwest of the city, searched homes, and abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Omran Sadeq Tahaina, in addition to Mohammad Yassin Jaradat and Khaled Mohammad Jaradat.

In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers abducted Soheib Sharabati and Emad Haitham al-Qawasmi, 21, from their homes.

In Ramallah, in the central West Bank, the soldiers abducted Omar Nazzal, and two former political prisoners, Ahmad Zeid Nabali and Najib Mafarja, from their homes in the al-Masayef neighborhood in the city, in addition to Mohammad Saleh Mousa from his home in Beit Liqya town, southeast of Ramallah.

The soldiers also invaded Husan village, south of Bethlehem city in the West Bank, and abducted Shadi Hamamra, 20, from his home.

Furthermore, the soldiers abducted Mohammad Adnan Jaber and Omar Hisham Abu Kamla, from their homes in Anabta town, east of Tulkarem, in northern West Bank.

In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted three children, identified as Ahmad and his brother Mahmoud Shweiki, in addition to Nassim Dmeiri, from Silwan town.

Also in Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Mohammad al-Atiq and Khitab Sharabati, from their homes in the Old City.

First Published on: Jan 3, 2022, at 09:27