Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, five Palestinians from their homes, in the West Bank governorates of Hebron and Jenin, in the southern and northern parts of the occupied territory.

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said many army jeeps invaded Beit Kahil town, west of Hebron, before the soldiers abducted a university student, identified as Ahmad Sami al-‘Atawna, after ransacking his home.

It added that the soldiers also invaded and violently searched the homes of Abdul-Hadi al-‘Atawna in the town.

Also in Hebron, the soldiers invaded and searched the homes of Mohammad Ibrahim al-Hawarin, in the ath-Thaheriyya town, south of the city.

Furthermore, the soldiers abducted Mohammad Jalamna, after invading and searching his home in the Eastern Neighborhood of Jenin city, in northern West Bank.

In Jenin refugee camp, the soldiers abducted two young men, identified as Nidal Ribhi Shalabi and Walid Jamal Hussein, from their homes.

The soldiers were also extensively deployed around Jenin city, in addition to several villages and towns, west of Jenin, especially along Jenin-Haifa Road.

First Published on: Dec 19, 2019 at 10:49