IOF kidnap more than 15 Palestinians across the occupied West Bank overnight

PNN/Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday night and on Monday at dawn several Palestinian cities, kidnapping young Palestinians from their homes.

In Beit Fajjar town, in Bethlehem’s district, the IOF invaded the city and kidnapped eight Palestinians.

They were identified as Hamza Amer Taqatqa, 17, Mohammad Taha Taqatqa, 20, Aziz Ali Taqatqa, 31, Rami Mousa Thawabta, 24, Nabil Mohammad Thawabta, 20, Eyad Sami Thawabta, 21, Nasr Mohammad Thawabta, 24, and Abdullah Salem Thawabta, 29.

In Mrah Rabah village they kidnapped Ahmad Mahmoud Sheikh, 18, and in the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron, the IOF kidnapped two Palestinians identified as Mahmoud al-Khdour and Mohammad Khalil al-Azza.

The soldiers also invaded various neighborhoods in Hebron and installed roadblocks on the northern and eastern entrances of the city, and the main entrance of the al-Fawwar refugee camp, before stopping and searching dozens of cars while inspecting the ID cards of the Palestinians, according to IMEMC.

Also in Hebron, the IOF invaded Qeizoun area and handed journalist Mos’ab Shawar Tamimi a military warrant for interrogation, this coming Wednesday.

In addition, the IOF kidnapped one Palestinian, identified as Tamer Abu Qash, 22, while heading to work. Abu Qash is from Burqin town, west of Jenin.

In Tulkarem  the IOF kidnapped three Palestinians and in Nahhalin they kidnapped two.

In Nahhalin, they were identified as Ahmad Mahmoud Najajra and Nassar Aqil Najajra and in Tulkarem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society identified them as Ibrahim Sami al-Akhras and his brother Muhammad, as well as Ali Ayman Jazmawi.

The IOF regularly kidnaps Palestinians across the occupied West Bank, with the UN documenting at least 347 such raids in the last two weeks of December 2015 alone.