On Thursday dawn, Israeli soldiers abducted at least thirty-seven Palestinians, including eighteen in Hebron, during massive and violent searches of homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank.
In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, searched homes, and abducted a young man, Ibrahim Mousa Oday, from his home in the Al-Bustan neighborhood, in addition to Ezz Nidal Oweisat from his home in Jabal Al-Mokabber town.
The soldiers also abducted Mohammad Fahmi Badwan from Biddu town, northwest of Jerusalem, and Ahmad Al-Haddad from Anata town, northeast of the city.
In Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Adham Jamal Farraj, 25, and Nidal Abed Rabbu, 42, from their homes in the city.
In Nablus, in the northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Sultan Al-Louz from his home in the Al-Makhfiyya neighborhood in the city, and Bara Shaltaf from Iraq Burin village, east of the city.
In Jenin, in the northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Ahmad Awni Abu Al-Haija from Al-Yamoun town and Mohammad Khalil Suleiman from Ejja.
In Jericho, in the northeastern West Bank, the soldiers abducted a teenage boy, Mahmoud Maher Turkman, from his home in the Al-Jiftlik village north of the city.
In the central West Bank in Ramallah, the soldiers abducted Ahmad Fares Abu Zayed, Aliyudin Barghouthi, Alauddin Barghouthi, and Tha’er Rajab Barghouthi, from Aboud village, Shadi Al-Ghaleeth and Mohammad Al-Ghaleeth from the Al-Jalazoun refugee camp, and Ahmad Allan from Betunia town.
Also on Thursday dawn, the soldiers shot three young Palestinian men, caused dozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation, and abducted eighteen in Beit Ummar and Surif towns, north, and northwest of Hebron.
In related news, Israeli navy ships attacked a Palestinian fishing boat with live fire and gas bombs before abducting the five Palestinian fishermen, including three siblings, and confiscating the boast.