Soldiers Kidnap Nine Palestinians In The West Bank
Monday January 14, 2013 14:49 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, nine Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Bethlehem, Jenin, Nablus, Hebron and Jerusalem.
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The Ajyal Radio reported the army invaded Beit Fajjar town, in the Bethlehem district, broke into and searched a number of homes, and kidnapped Mahmoud Faisal Thawabta, 25, and Mohammad Ibrahim Thawabta, 20.
The army also handed three brothers military warrants ordering them to head to the Gush Eztion Israeli military and security center for interrogation.
The three have been identified as Nabil Mohammad Taqatqa, 37, Anwar, 31, and Raed, 25.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, and kidnapped three residents after breaking into and searching their homes.
The three have been identified as Mohammad Jamil Abu Maria, 17, Mohammad Ibrahim Abu Maria, 17, and Malek Yousef Daoud, 15.
The soldiers also violently attacked and struck the father of Mohammad Ibrahim Abu Maria, broke several windows in his home and hurled a gas grenade into the property.
In the Jenin district, in the northern part of the West Bank, the army invaded the Al-Yamoun town, and kidnapped Samed Abdul-Ghani Abu Al-Haija, 20.
The army also broke into the home of Jihad Mohammad Nawahda, 50, searched the property and interrogated the man, in his home, for several hours.
In Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, the soldiers broke into and searched several homes and kidnapped one resident identified Mohammad Radi Rawajba, 37.
Soldiers further invaded the Al-Loza neighborhood, in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and kidnapped one youth identified as Tareq Khaled Odah, 17.
The invasions and attacks are part of ongoing and daily violations carried out by the Israeli military and extremist settlers against the residents, their property and lands, in the occupied West Bank, and in occupied East Jerusalem.