Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Tuesday, fifteen Palestinians, including a young woman, during extensive and violent searches of homes across the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also shot two Palestinians in Jericho.
The PPS office in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Mo’tasem Abu Arrana at a sudden military roadblock, and added that the army also stormed and ransacked homes before abducting Ahmad Salah and Mohammad Abu az-Zaki, from Jenin refugee camp, in addition to Amir Sharqawi from Zababda town.
In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers abducted a young woman, identified as Tasneem al-Qadi, 28, from her home.
The soldiers also abducted Fadi Abu Sneina, from his home in Qalqilia, in the northern part of the West Bank.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Rashid Ali Awad, from his home in Beit Ummar town, north of the city.
In Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted two young men, identified as Ayman Yacoub Ghazal and Ala’ Haroun Ghazal.
In addition, the soldiers abducted Ali Mohammad Raslan, a student of the Al-Quds University, from his home in Aqbat Jabr refugee camp, in Jericho, in addition to Hikmat Oweidat.
Protests erupted during the military invasion into Jericho, and the soldiers shot two young men with live rounds.
In Nablus, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Mohannad Shehada and Yousef Shehada from their homes in Orif town.
- First Published on Aug 4, 2020, at 13:42