Including 3 Legislators, Army Kidnaps 21 Palestinians
Monday February 04, 2013 12:59 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Monday at dawn February 4, 2013 l Israeli soldiers kidnapped 21 Palestinians, including three legislators, in several districts in the occupied West Bank.
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The Palestine News & Info Agency (WAFA) reported that the soldiers kidnapped, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, legislator Ahmad Attoun, a Jerusalem legislator who was forcibly exiled to Ramallah, in addition to legislator Hatem Qfesiha from the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and legislator Mohammad At-Till from Ath-Thaheriyya nearby town.
Also in Ramallah, the soldiers kidnapped a resident identified as Falah Nada.
The soldiers also kidnapped a Zein Ed-Deen Shabana, a university teacher from Hebron.
Furthermore, soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and the Balata refugee camp, and kidnapped 10 Palestinians identified as Adnan Asfour, Baker Bilal, Omar Al-Jabreeny, Baha’ Ya’ish, Mahmoud Aseeda, Qaher Moammar, Mjally Issa, Shaker Suleiman and two brothers identified as Jihad and Nidal Al-Oweiwy.
In Qalqilia, also in the northern part of the West Bank, the army kidnapped one resident identified as Riyadh Al-Walweel.
Army also invaded the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and the Tulkarem refugee camp, and kidnapped two residents identified as Fadi Al-Ammoury and Ahmad Al-Hosary, after breaking into their homes and searching them.
Soldiers broke into the Zakat Office of the Ministry of Religious Affairs in the city and confiscated several computers.
Ghazi Al-Hajj Qassem, head of the Zakat Committee, stated that the soldiers detonated the main door, and searched the office causing extensive damage.
In Bethlehem, the soldiers invaded the Al-Obeiyyat area, and kidnapped Wael Obeiyyat, 21, and also kidnapped Ma’moun Zawahra, 24, from Doha town, and Mohammad Sabah, 18, from Tequa’.
In related news, The Palestinian Prisoners Society reported that, two days ago, the Israeli army started a large-scale arrest campaign in the West Bank, and kidnapped more than 40 Palestinians, including several legislators.