The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, at dawn Wednesday, at least sisteen Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem.
The PPS said the soldiers invaded the town of Silwad, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched homes and kidnapped three Palestinians, including two former political prisoners.
The kidnapped Palestinians have been identified as Abdul-Rahman Mustafa Hamed, Abdul-Rahim Bassam Hammad, and Ibrahim Abdul-Aziz Hamed.
Also in Ramallah, the soldiers searched homes in Deir Abu Mashal village, after invading it, and kidnapped Omar Ahmad al-Makin.
In Tulkarem, in the northern part of the West Bank, the soldiers kidnapped a former political prisoner, identified as Moayyad al-Jallad, who previously spent nineteen years in Israeli prisons, and Laith al-Ashqar, from Saida town.
The Nablus office of the PPS said the soldiers also invaded several homes in the district, and kidnapped one Palestinian, identified as Ahmad Raed ‘Ameera.
In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded the al-‘Eesawiyya town, east of the city, searched homes and kidnapped three Palestinians, identified as Abdullah Mustafa Hamed, Mohammad Amer Mustafa and Mohammad Nasser Mahmoud.
Also at dawn, several Israeli military jeeps invaded the town of Teqoua’, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, kidnapped three young Palestinian men and summoned another for interrogation. The
kidnapped men have been identified as Shadi Nayef al-‘Amour, Saber Rebhi al-‘Amour, and Jom’a Khaled Abu Mfarreh.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers kidnapped Mohammad Ahmad al-Qazzaz, in addition to a child, identified as Yousef Maher Masalma, 14, from Beit Awwa town, and Khaled Nasser al-Faqeeh from Doura town, south of Hebron.