This night in Qalandia refugee camp.

Several Palestinians kidnapped by the IOF overnight in the occupied West Bank


On Wednesday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian cities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, broke into and ransacked dozens of homes, and kidnapped more than ten Palestinians.

In Bethlehem, medical sources said that the Israeli soldiers shot and injured a young man, 25, with a live round in his thigh, in Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem. Until now he was not identified.

The IOF also invaded and searched many homes in the Camp and kidnapped several men including Yazan al-J’eidi, 18, Hamza Ma’rouf al-Atrash, 24, his brother Mohammad, 22, and Emad Mohammad Shamroukh, 22.

After the invasion, clashes took place and ten Palestinian youths were shot with live fire and rubber-coated steel bullets.

In Nablus, several Israeli military vehicles invaded various areas in the district and kidnapped at least four Palestinians identified as Mohammad an-Nadi from ‘Askar refugee camp, Abdullah Abdul-Hafith ‘Awwad from ‘Awarta town, Mahmoud Mustafa Ayyoub from ‘Aseeda town, and Ahmad Abu Shaltaf, from Beta.

In Tulkarem the Israeli soldiers invaded and searched many homes. They kidnapped Mohammad Bilal Khamis, 25, after confiscating computers from the family home. In addition, the occupation army searched a library, owned by Mohammad, and confiscated surveillance tapes.

The kidnapped students from Birzeit University.
The kidnapped students from Birzeit University.

Four students from Birzeit University were detained from the city of Ramallah and neighboring town of Birzeit. The detainees were identified as Saif al-Islam Daghlas, speaker of the students’ union at the university, as well as Ehab Nasser, Ibrahim Jack, and Musallam al-Barghouthi.

In the north of the occupied West Bank, in Jenin refugee camp, the IOF searched many homes and kidnapped Ramzi Tawfiq al-Hindi, 21.

According to IMEMC, the Israeli soldiers interrogated former political prisoner Samer Sharab, and told him they “will be back to kill him,” as soon as they find out he is participating in the “Al-Quds Intifada.”

An Israeli army spokesperson confirmed 18 total detentions throughout the occupied West Bank overnight Wednesday.

Over 2,000 Palestinians were detained during October and November, according to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society.

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