By Saed Bannoura
IMEMC & Agencies: Sunday evening, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded the town of Ya’bod, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, detained several Palestinians and kidnapped three. Clashes have been reported between the invading soldiers and local youth.
[File photo: Maan News Agency]
Local sources have reported that six armored Israeli military vehicles, including an armored personnel carrier, invaded the town and advanced towards Yasser Arafat Elementary School, before clashing with dozens of local youth, who hurled stones and empty bottles at them.
The soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs, concussion grenades, and rubber-coated metal bullets.
The sources added that the soldiers detained dozens of residents and inspected their ID cards before kidnapping three of them.
The three kidnapped Palestinians have been identified as Mohannad Ahmad Abu Bakr, 29, Majd Mahmoud Abu Bakr, 17, and Mohammad Mojahed Yassin, 15.
Soldiers also broke into a coffee shop in the town, detained and interrogated several Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.
It is worth mentioning that the army invaded Ya’bod three times between noon and evening hours, on Sunday