Army Kidnaps Several Palestinians In West Bank, Clashes Reported
Tuesday May 14, 2013 11:55 by IMEMC & Agencies
Tuesday at dawn, April 14 2013, Israeli soldiers invaded different parts of the West Bank, searched homes and property, and kidnapped several Palestinians, including university students, before taking them to unknown destinations.
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Local sources in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, reported that the army invaded the Ad-Dahiya area, broke into and searched several homes and kidnapped one resident identified as Mohammad Ribhi Dweikat, 23.
Soldiers also invaded Ya’bod village, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and kidnapped seven Palestinians, including six students of the American University.
The seven have been identified as Eyad Qabha, 42, Islam Turkman, Sadam Meetani, Odai Yousef Hamarsha, Mousa Wasfy, Dadi Abbadi and Wisam Amarna.
Army further kidnapped three Palestinians in the Hebron district; one of them, identified as Nidal Eqab An-Nawaj’a, was kidnapped in Yatta town south of Hebron, while Ahmad Sabarna, and Ammar Al-Allami, 19, were kidnapped in Beit Ummar town.
Local sources reported that clashes took place between local youths and the invading soldiers who broke into and searched several homes.
It is worth mentioning that the army kidnapped 45 Palestinians in Beit Ummar town since the beginning of this year.
In Jerusalem, the soldiers broke into the home of a local reporter identified as Yousef Al-Hoot, in Anata town, and kidnapped his son, Nassar, 21, a student of the Al-Quds Open University. The soldiers also broke into and searched several homes.
On Monday evening, dozens of Israeli soldiers also invaded the Al-Arroub refugee camp, in Hebron, and fired dozens of gas bombs and rubber-coated metal bullets at local youths who hurled stones and empty bottles at them. The army fired concussion grenades, gas bombs and rubber-coated metal bullets.
Soldiers further broke into and searched several homes, and occupied rooftops before using them as monitoring towers.
The army also installed several roadblocks at the entrances of the towns of Tarqoumia, Ithna, Sa’ir and Halhoul, in addition to invading several neighborhoods in Hebron city, before stopping dozens of residents and vehicles.