The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 16 Palestinians, including a child, only 12 years of age, during home invasions and violent searches, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem.
The PPS office in Bethlehem, said the soldiers invaded several communities in the district, searched homes, and abducted five Palestinians, including a child.
The abducted residents have been identified as Mohammad Sabbah, 12, Mohammad Ahmad Sheikh, 21, Mohammad Maher Sheikh, 20, Mahmoud Ahmad Sheikh, 22, and Amir Khalil ‘Affana, 19.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, identified as Sa’id Saqer Sha’rawi, 43, his son Ramadan, 23, Basel Eskafi, and Rajeh Abu ‘Ajamiyya, 45, who is also a former political prisoner.
In addition, the PPS in Ramallah said the soldiers also invaded and searched homes, and kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Ahmad Hasan Khaseeb and Nidal Hindiyya.
In Qalqilia, in the northern part of the West Bank, the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ali Radwan, 24, and ‘Assem Omar Sweidan, 21.
In Salfit, the army abducted Ahmad Mohammad Bouziyya, 26, after invading his home and searching it.
In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Odah Ahmad Khatib, 20, and Amin Hamed, during invasions of many homes in the city, and several surrounding communities.
On Tuesday at night, the soldiers abducted a child, identified as Ahmad Dandees, 14, from his home in Jerusalem.