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Palestine: Israeil soldiers kidnap 30 Palestinians in West Bank, Jerusalem

29th Jan 2014

IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday, Palestinian sources reported that Israeli soldiers invaded different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped at least 30 Palestinians.

The army has alleged that the kidnapped Palestinians are “wanted”, and were moved to different interrogation centers.
Dozens of soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities near Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank, and kidnapped two Palestinians in Zeita town, and two in Qabatia.
The soldiers also invaded the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, kidnapping two Palestinians.

Furthermore, the army invaded the Askar refugee camp, east of Nablus, also in the northern part of the West Bank, broke into and searched several homes in the eastern and western parts of the Nablus district.

Local sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Beita town, the Al-Jeser (Bridge) area, and the Martyrs Memorial area, in the heart of the town, fired flares and rounds of live ammunition before kidnapping two Palestinians identified as Imad Hamayel and Bara’ Hamayel.

Several military jeeps also invaded the Orif nearby town, and kidnapped a young man, identified as Abdul-Hafith Shihada, after violently breaking into his home and searching it.

Soldiers also invaded the Deir Abu Mashal town, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped two Palestinians.

Local sources in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, have reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the Deheisha refugee camp, south of the city, and kidnapped one Palestinian identified as Basel Yousef Melhem, 20, after the soldiers searched and ransacked his home.

In addition, dozens of soldiers invaded the al-‘Ezariyya and Abu Dis towns, near occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped fifteen Palestinians, including six children; the army said that kidnapped Palestinian are believed to be involved in throwing stones and Molotov cocktails at Israeli military vehicles.

The Israeli Radio quoted a military official stating the kidnapped Palestinian were moved to interrogation facilities, and that they are also believed to be behind digging a hole in a section of the Annexation Wall in the area.

Hani Halabiyya, spokesperson of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements, told the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA), that dozens of vehicles, including a number of army buses, invaded the area before the soldiers violently searched homes and property, kidnapping the fifteen young Palestinians.

The kidnapped Palestinians have been identified as Ahmad Mohammad Jamous, Mohammad Mojahed Abu Roomy, Mohammad Hasan Shatara, Karim Shujaeyya, Mohammad Basem Abu ar-Reesh, Abdul-Salam Sinnawy, Samer Sandouqa, Mohammad Eyad Adwan, Amjad Mohammad Khatib, Mos’ab Salah Bassa, Ziad Khalil as-Sabe’, his brother Tareq, and Mos’ab Gheith and his brother Hani.

Halabiyya added that the soldiers carried lists containing pictures of young Palestinians from al-‘Ezariyya and Abu Dis, believed to be active in popular resistance against the Wall and settlements.

Also in Jerusalem, soldiers kidnapped two Palestinians, after stopping them at the Zayyim roadblock, east of the city, and took them to an unknown destination, after violently beating them.

The two, Ashraf Azzam Za’aqeeq, 26, and Mohammad Hussein Za’aqeeq, 22, both from Hebron, were kidnapped by the soldiers as they were heading back home from work.

Soldiers invade Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, kidnapping Palestinians, and on a daily basis, as part of ongoing violations and assaults against the Palestinians, their lands and property.

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