Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed.
The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers searched several homes before abducting Yasser Mansour and Adnan Asfour, both are political leaders of the Hamas movement in the city, in addition to Fadi Jabara.
The soldiers also abducted Eyad Ahmad Rawajba, 32, from his home in Rojeeb village, south of Nablus, after the army invaded the property and violently searched it.
In Jenin, in northern West Bank, the soldiers invaded the isolated village of Barta’a, surrounded by the illegal Annexation Wall, and abducted a Palestinian man, in addition to ransacking the home of Ghassan Kabaha, the head of Barta’a Town Council and a member of Fateh Revolutionary Council.
It is worth mentioning that the Palestinian who was abducted in Barta’a, who remained unidentified at the time of this report, is from Gaza.
In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded Silwad town and a few surrounding villages, searched many homes, and abducted Mohammad Hamed, Abdullah Hamed, Tareq Hamed, Abdul-Rahman Hamed, Mohannad Tawil, Mohammad Fares, Rafat Abu Shaqra and Ahmad Ayyad.
In Hebron, in southern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Emad Ja’bari and Mohammad Ja’bari, from their homes in the city.
The soldiers also invaded the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem city, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at local protesters and surrounding homes, causing several injures.
Undercover soldiers also infiltrated into the refugee camp and attempted to kidnap some Palestinians.
The soldiers also invaded Doha town, west of Bethlehem, and installed several roadblocks, in addition to storming homes after detonating their main doors and searching them.
During the invasion, the soldiers caused excessive property damage and interrogated dozens of Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.
In the occupied Palestinian capital, Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted a teacher, identified as Eyad Ahmad Attoun, from his home in Sur Baher village, and Adam Samir Abu al-Hawa, 18, from the at-Tour town.