Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and kidnapped one Palestinian from his home. The army also invaded Deheishe refugee camp, south of the city and kidnapped another Palestinian, while a third was kidnapped in al-Khader town. One Palestinian was kidnapped near Qalqilia, in the northern part of the West Bank.

Media sources in Bethlehem city said several Israeli army vehicles invaded it, and kidnapped Abdul-Basset Mohammad Shahin, after storming his home and searching it, in the al-Karkafa area.

Mohammad Omar Salah
Mohammad Omar Salah – Was kidnapped from his home in al-Khader town

The soldiers also invaded Deheishe refugee camp, and clashed with dozens of local youths who hurled stones and empty bottles at the military vehicles, while the army fired gas bombs and concussion grenades.

In addition, the soldiers stormed and searched several homes in the refugee camp, and kidnapped one Palestinian whose identity remained unknown until the time of this report.

They also summoned another Palestinian, identified as Khaled Ziyada for interrogation in the Etzion military base, south of Bethlehem.

Also in Bethlehem, the soldiers invaded the al-Khader town, south of the city, and kidnapped a young man, identified as Mohammad Omar Salah, after storming his home and searching it.

In addition, several army vehicles invaded Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, searched homes and kidnapped one Palestinian, identified as Wael Nasser Sweidan.