Soldiers Kidnap 10 Palestinians In Occupied West Bank
Wednesday January 29, 2014 12:59 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and kidnaped 10 Palestinians, including seven in the West Bank district of Nablus.
File - Radio Bethlehem 2000
Local sources in Nablus city, in the northern part of the West Bank, have reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the Ksheeka Street, and the Old City, broke into several homes, and ransacked them before kidnapping two Palestinians identified as Ajmad Al-Foola, and Nidal Az-Zerba.
Furthermore, soldiers invaded the village of Borqa, west of Nablus, broke into and violently searched several homes, and kidnapped five Palestinians.
The five have been identified as Saddam Ragheb Salah, Ahmad Ayman Hajji, Ahmad Jihad Abu Thora, Ibrahim Abu Asba, and Abdullah Kheirallah Salah.
All of the kidnapped Palestinians in the Nablus district are 18 – 24 years of age, media sources said.
Furthermore, several Israeli military jeeps invaded the Saff Street, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and searched several homes before kidnapping two Palestinians identified as Rida Ali Az-Zeq, 21, and Ziad Mohammad Al-Hreimy, 20.
In addition, soldiers invaded the Shweika area, north of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, broke into the home of Nimir Abu Rabee’a, and kidnapped him after searching his residence causing property damage.
In related news, several Israeli military vehicles invaded the Al-Msaffah area, in the al-Jiftlik village in the Jordan Valley, and demolished Palestinian property.
Local sources said the army demolished residential sheds, barns, and other property belonging to local shepherds.
In addition, soldiers invaded the al-Majd village, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and violently searched a home after breaking into it. The soldiers also installed roadblocks at the entrances of various communities in the district.
Dozens of soldiers were also deployed in the Shallala Street, in the center of Hebron, and around its shopping center.
Eyewitnesses said that soldiers stopped Palestinian cars and detained the drivers in the al-Harayeq area, at the southern entrance of Hebron city, and took them to the Police station in Keryat Arba’ settlement, east of Hebron.
The drivers were released later on, but were handed military orders to return for further interrogation.
Eyewitnesses said the soldiers set up roadblocks at the entrance of Thaheriyya town, the entrance of the al-Fawwar refugee camp, Nabi Younis, Ithna, and the Halhoul Bridge, stopped and searched dozens of cars and inspected the ID cards of the occupiers.
On Tuesday, Israeli soldiers kidnapped at least 30 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, as part of ongoing violations against the Palestinians, their lands, and property.