The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Wednesday evening and at night, and earlier on Thursday, seventeen Palestinians, including two children, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also shot one Palestinian in Gaza.
The Jerusalem office of the PPS said the soldiers kidnapped five Palestinians, including two siblings and two children.
The PPS said that resident Mohammad Jihad Za’tary, 19, from Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, was kidnapped from his work in Pisgat Zeev.
On Wednesday at night, the soldiers kidnapped two children, identified as Fathi Nasser and Mustafa Abu Bakr, members of a scout troupe that was preparing for a campaign to clean the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
The two children were placing campaign posters on a number of walls, preparing for an activity that is planned for Friday, ahead of the Al-Adha Muslim feast.
Also in Jerusalem, the soldiers kidnapped two siblings, identified as Hamed Obeid and Adam Obeid.
On Thursday at dawn, the soldiers invaded Surif town, northwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, searched homes and kidnapped four Palestinians.
The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said several army vehicles invaded Surif town, before the soldiers searched homes and kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Bassam Eghneimat and Saifeddin al-Hoor.
In addition, the soldiers invaded Surif town, searched homes and kidnapped Anan Abdul-Hamid Ekhlayyel, 21, and Mohammad Hasan ‘Aadi, 22.
The soldiers also invaded the home of Yahya Saleh, searched his property and summoned him for interrogation in the Etzion military base and security center.
Furthermore, the Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded Beit Rima town, northwest of the city, and kidnapped a former political prisoner, identified as Saddam Shaher Barghouthi, 26.
Also in Ramallah, the soldiers kidnapped Rami Mahmoud Sajdiyya, in addition to two former political prisoners, identified as Fadi Darweesh, 35, and Ahmad Zeid, 55.
In the Nablus district, in the northern part of the West Bank, the soldiers kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Ismael Mohammad Kalbouna, 21, and Hisham Mohammad Bishkar, 21.
On Wednesday evening, the soldiers invaded ‘Aida refugee camp, in Bethlehem, and kidnapped one Palestinian identified as Amjad Saleh Abu Aker.
Also on Wednesday evening, the soldiers invaded Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and kidnapped one Palestinian, identified as Sabri Kamil, after breaking into his home and searching it.
In the Gaza Strip, the soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence, shot and injured an 18-year-old Palestinian in Abu Safiyya area, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the coastal region.