The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank.
The PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Nablus Governorate, in northern West Bank, and abducted five Palestinians identified as Mohammad Lutfi Marshoud, Mohammad Mahmoud Marshoud, Mohammad Maymoun Ennab, Nimir Abu Mustafa and his wife.
The soldiers also abducted a former political prisoner, who was previously shot by the soldiers, identified as Jom’a Abu Khalifa, from his home in Jenin refugee camp, in Jenin, in northern West Bank.
In addition, the soldiers abducted Mustafa Abdul-Rauf Hamed and Hammad Saleh Hamed, from their homes in Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and searched homes in the villages of Nabi Saleh, Aboud, and Kafr Ni’ma.
In Hebron, in southern West Bank, the soldiers invaded and searched homes, and abducted Mohammad Atiya Banat along with his son Jamal.
They added that the soldiers also abducted Ezzeddin Nasser Zein, and his brother Yahia, after invading their homes and ransacking it; both are former political prisoners.
Furthermore, the soldiers invaded Beit Kahil town, west of Hebron, before searching the home of a former political prisoner, identified as Laith al-Asafra.
They also installed roadblocks at Hebron’s northern road in Jouret Bahlas area, and the al-Fahs area, south of the city, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.
It is worth mentioning that the army claimed its soldiers located weapons in Azzoun town, east of Qalqilya, in northern West Bank, and in Hebron.
In addition, the soldiers invaded and violently searched the family of home Ashraf Na’alwa, 23, who was killed by the soldiers on December 13, 2018.
This article was originally published in imemc