Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, many areas in the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, and conducted extensive searches of homes, lands and property, before abducting two former political prisoners.
The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Waleed Issam ‘Asfour (al-‘Aloul), 25, from his home on Nur Shams refugee camp, east of the city.
It added that the soldiers also abducted Monther Mohammad ‘Ashour, 30, from his home in Ertah area, south of Tulkarem.
The soldiers also invaded Ektaba area and Bal’a town, east of Tulkarem, in addition to Shweika area, north of the city, before conducting extensive searches in alleys, farmlands and surrounding hills.
In addition, the army invaded Na’alwa neighborhood and posted leaflets containing the picture of Ashraf Na’alwa, and warning severe punishment to any Palestinian who helps or aids him. The Punishment includes demolishing homes and extended imprisonment.
On Wednesday, the soldiers abducted Ashraf’s mother, Wafa’ Mahdawi, after invading her home, and took her to the al-Jalama interrogation facility.
Last Monday, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday Shweika area, and handed Na’alwa family an official order for the demolition of their home.
Since Na’alwa carried out the fatal shooting in Burkan illegal colony, killing two Israelis, identified as Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, 28, from Rosh HaAyin, and Ziv Hagbi, 35, from Rishon LeZion, and fled the scene, the military started ongoing invasions into his home, and the homes of his relatives along with dozens of homes and property.
The soldiers also repeatedly abducted members of his family, including his father, mother, sisters and brothers, in an attempt to locate him.