Israeli soldiers and undercover forces invaded, on Friday at dawn, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and kidnapped eight young Palestinian men.
Update: The soldiers invaded al-Karkafa area, in Bethlehem, city, and kidnapped two siblings, identified as George Hanna Abu ‘Aita, 29, and his brother Antwan, 20, after searching their home.
The home invasions were first carried out by undercover Israeli soldiers, before the army invaded the neighborhoods, and took the kidnapped Palestinians away.
Sep 23, 2016 @ 09:40: The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers broke into and searched many homes in the refugee camp, and kidnapped the six Palestinians.
The PPS added that the kidnapped have been identified as Haidar Ezzat Abu Dayya, 21, Morad Mohammad Zaghari, 21, Saber Ahmad Ma’ali, 27, Fuad Faisal Ma’ali, 26, Mohammad Zoheir Sha’ban, 25 and Abdul-Karim Hajajra, 17.
Clashes took place between the invading soldiers and many local youths, who hurled stones at the armored military vehicles, while the soldiers fired gas bombs and concussion grenades.
The soldiers also invaded the Saff Street area and al-Fawaghra neighborhood, in Bethlehem, city, and summoned two Palestinians, identified as Samer Shanteer and Abdul-Rahman Hassan, for interrogation in the Etzion military base and security center.