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Twelve Palestinians Kidnapped In The West Bank

author Thursday February 20, 2014 10:22author by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies Report post

[Wednesday, February 19, 2014] Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Thursday at dawn, seven Palestinians in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, three in the southern part and, also on Wednesday evening, two Palestinians near Jenin.

File - Image By Kufur Qaddoum Popular Committee
File - Image By Kufur Qaddoum Popular Committee

The Palestine News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that several armored military jeeps invaded the southern west of Hebron city, kidnapping Abdullah Na’im Ezghayyar, 19, from his home in Farsh al-Hawa neighborhood.

Soldiers also invaded Doura nearby town, and kidnapped Mohammad Walid Amro, 17, while resident Ibrahim Qandil Masalma, 24, was kidnapped in Beit Awwa town.

The soldiers broke into and violently searched several homes, causing excessive property damage, WAFA said, and added that the army also invaded Bani Neim town, east of Hebron.

In addition, soldiers invaded Kufur Qaddoum village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, broke into and violently searched several homes, and kidnapped seven Palestinians.

The kidnapped Palestinians have been identified as Morad Eshteiwy, Baha’ Majed, Mo’in Barham, Firas Aqel, Ayman Abdul-Karim Eshteiwy, Fares Nidal Aqel and Mo’tasem Abdul-Mannan Jom’a.

According to the Facebook page of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Kufur Qaddoum, the army released Morad Eshteiwy, Baha Majed, Mo’in Barham, and Firas Aqel; the rest were taken to an unknown destination.

On Wednesday evening, soldiers kidnapped Abdul-Salaam Abdullah Yahia, 25, from the al-‘Arqa village west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after stopping him at a roadblock near Toura nearby village.

Soldiers also invaded Ya’bad town, southwest of Jenin, broke into a house and violently searched it, kidnapping As’ad Issam Amra, 20.

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