File – Paltoday
By Saed Bannoura
IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday, Israeli soldiers invaded several Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, installed roadblocks, and searched several homes after violently breaking into them.
Local sources in Ya’bad village, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, have reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the village and searched at least one home, before invading the area of the Homesh former Israeli settlement, and searching it.
The sources said the soldiers invaded the vacant home of a resident identified as Mo’ab Hasan Qneiry, causing property damage.
Soldiers also invaded Taqroumia town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and searched a home belonging to resident Yasser Hasan Fatafta, 30, also causing property damage, in addition to interrogating several Palestinians.
Several military vehicles invaded various neighborhoods in Hebron city, as well, along with several other nearby villages and towns south of the city, searching a number of homes; no arrests were reported.
Dozens of soldiers also invaded various communities in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, mainly the Obeyyat area and Khalayel al-Louz.
The army also installed a roadblock in the Sharaf area, between al-Khader and Batteer towns, west of Bethlehem, stopping dozens of cars causing traffic jams and extended delays.
On Monday evening, soldiers ordered resident Hasan Mohammad Salah, 67, to demolish his well, in his own land south of al-Khader.
The well is close to the Eliezer illegal Israeli settlement; Salah has 35 days to appeal the decision or demolish his well.
Also on Monday evening, soldiers stationed at the Za’tara military roadblock, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, kidnapped one Palestinian as he was trying to cross.
Eyewitnesses said the army kidnapped Ata Sheikh Ibrahim, 26, from Kufur Ra’ey village, near Jenin, and took him to an unknown destination.