The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped at least ten Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, adding that three of the kidnapped are children.
The Jenin office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers kidnapped Wisam Mohammad Abu Zeid, 18, after storming his family’s home and violently searching it.
It added that the soldiers caused excessive property damage, in addition to confiscating the family’s mobile phones.
The family said Wisam is still recovering from a surgery that was performed just a few days ago.
The soldiers also invaded Deir al-Ghsoun village, north of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, searched homes and kidnapped Ehab Fathi Badran, 22.
Another Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Abdul-Fattah Daoud, 21, was kidnapped at a military roadblock, north of Tulkarem, while heading to work on his land, isolated behind the Annexation Wall.
In addition, the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped Montaser Mohammad Abu Ayyash, 23, after invading and violently searching his home in the Tabaqa area.
The Hebron office of the PPS said the soldiers also invaded Doura town, south of Hebron, and kidnapped Osama Shahin, the director of the Palestine Detainees’ Center, after storming his home and searching it.
In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers kidnapped one Palestinian, who remained unidentified until the time of this report, after stopping him at the Hebron-Jerusalem road. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers repeatedly kicked and beat the Palestinian before abducting him.
Also in Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and kidnapped Abed Ezzeddin Barbar, from his home.
Furthermore, the soldiers invaded the ar-Ram town, north of Jerusalem, and kidnapped five siblings, including three children, from their home.
They have been identified as Mohammad al-Hittawi, Saed al-Hittawi, in addition to the three children, identified as Ali, Yazan and Abdullah al-Hittawi.