Israeli soldiers injured, on Thursday evening, dozens of Palestinians and abducted two, in several parts of the occupied Palestinian capital, Jerusalem, in the West Bank.
Media sources said the soldiers shot many Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets and caused dozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation, in addition to assaulting several others with batons.
They added that the Palestinians were outside, happy, and playing in the snow that covered the holy city and several parts of Palestine, including some who raised Palestinian flags, when the soldiers and the police decided to force them to leave by firing gas bombs, rubber-coated steel bullets and concussion grenades at them.
The soldiers closed the main road of the al-‘Isawiya town, preventing the Palestinians from entering or leaving it, and shot a young man with a rubber-coated steel bullet before abducting him,
In Jabal al-Mokabber town, south of Jerusalem, the soldiers also assaulted many Palestinians who were playing in the snow and abducted a young man.
The police and the soldiers also fired many rubber-coated steel bullets and concussion grenades at Palestinians in Bab al-Amoud area in Jerusalem and abducted Elias al-Kaloti in the Old City.
On Wednesday at night, the soldiers and police officers invaded a coffee shop in the at-Tour neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted at least thirty young men, in addition to summoning the owner for interrogation.