Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also caused fire in olive orchards and wheat fields.

Media sources in Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, identified as Bader-Eddin Ahmad Hamadna, Omar Dirar Jarar’a, Bara’ Issam Jarar’a and Mohammad Omar Shouli, from their homes in ‘Aseera ash-Shamaliya town, north of the city.

In Salfit, in northwestern West Bank, the soldiers searched homes and abducted two Palestinians, identified as Ali Mofeed Zeidan, 20, and Mohammad Maher al-Qadi, 32.

Furthermore, the soldiers invaded ‘Azzoun town, north of Qalqilia in northern West Bank, searched many homes and abducted Mohannad Farouq Abu Haniyya.

The soldiers also fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades while withdrawing from Azzoun, causing fires in wheat fields and olive orchards.

In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers also searched and ransacked homes and abducted seven Palestinians, including a child.

The abducted residents have been identified as Mohammad Zakaria ‘Oleyyan, Qussai Dari, Ahmad Sa’ad Mustafa, Mohammad Tha’er Mahmoud, Anas Ali Dirbas, Saleh Abu Assab and a child, Ali Amjad Atiya.

First Published On: May 9, 2018 @ 09:24