Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Monday at dawn, Ramallah city in central West Bank, and many nearby villages, leading to clashes between the invading forces and local youngsters. The soldiers surrounded a hotel, invaded a coffee shop, and illegally confiscated cash.
In a televised report, Ali Dar Ali of Palestine TV said that the soldiers invaded Sorda town, to kidnap a young man but could not locate him.
The invasion led to clashes with dozens of local youths who hurled stones and Molotov cocktails at the military vehicles, while the soldiers fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs.
The soldiers also invaded the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of Ramallah, and kidnapped a young man, before moving him to Beit El colony, north of al-Biereh city.
In addition, the soldiers invaded Um ash-Sharayet neighborhood in al-Biereh, and kidnapped a young man before moving to Ofer prison and military base, illegally built Palestinian lands, belonging to Betunia town.
Furthermore, more than 14 military vehicles invaded at-Tiebeh neighborhood, in Ramallah, and surrounded a hotel for three hours, starting at two after midnight.
In the same area, the soldiers invaded a coffee shop, and illegally confiscated surveillance tapes, equipment, and cash.
One of the workers of the coffee shop said the soldiers violently invaded the place and searched it, causing excessive damage, examined the ID cards of everybody there and questioned them, before illegal confiscating the money.
In related news, the soldiers closed Atara military roadblock, north of Ramallah, and examined the ID cards of many Palestinians while interrogating them.