Seventeen Palestinians Kidnapped In Different Parts Of West Bank
Monday January 27, 2014 11:35 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
[Monday at Dawn, January 27, 2014] Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank and occupied Jerusalem, violently searching homes after invading them, and kidnapping seventeen Palestinians.
Israeli Soldiers - File, Radio Bethlehem 2000
Local sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said that dozens of soldiers invaded the city and kidnapped several students, members of the Islamic Bloc at the Polytechnic University in the city.
Some of the kidnapped students have been identified as Mo’taz Abdo al-Haimouny, Anas Joudy Abu Hadeed, Ibrahim al-Awady, and Abdul-Hamid Shehada.
Most of them are former political prisoners who were previously held by Israel, and by the Palestinian security forces, sources at the Islamic Bloc said.
Furthermore, dozens of military jeeps invaded the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and kidnapped six Palestinians.
The soldiers broke into and searched several homes in the Khallet al-‘Amoud neighborhood, kidnapping Mojahed al-Masry and Ayman Sweidan, while resident Samer Hashem was kidnapped on University Street, in the city.
The soldiers also handed resident Ammar Mona a military warrant ordering him to head to a nearby military base for interrogation.
Several military vehicles also invaded the Balata refugee camp, in Nablus, before the soldiers kidnapped resident Imad Khalil Walweel, 26, after breaking into his home and searching it.
Two more Palestinians, identified as Amjad Talal Ghazy, 17, and Abed Mohammad Awwad, 17, have also been kidnapped in Awarta village, east of Nablus.
In addition, soldiers invaded and searched several homes in the ath-Thoury, in Silwan, occupied East Jerusalem, and kidnapped three Palestinian teenagers.
The three have been identified as Mahmoud Ayman Abu Najma, 19, Majdy Omran Oweida, 18, and Omar Mazen Abu Khater, 18.
They were moved to al-Maskobiyya detention and interrogation facility, west of Jerusalem.
On Sunday evening, Israeli soldiers kidnapped five Palestinians, in three separate incidents in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and three Palestinians in Ya’bod village, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin.
The attacks and arrests are part of daily violations carried out by Israeli soldiers in different parts of the occupied Palestinian territories, including occupied East Jerusalem.