Israeli Troops Abduct 23 Palestinians; Seize Palestinian Property
The Israeli occupation soldiers and settlers continued on Sunday, their aggression against the Palestinian people and their property, as the Israeli occupation forces abducted 23 citizens from the West Bank, and seized a vehicle near Jenin, while the settlers leveled land and stole a tent in Hebron.
The 23 abductions in pre-dawn raid included:
The occupation forces abducted 3 siblings, after the troops raided and searched the house of their parents at dawn, in the Batn Al-Hawa neighborhood, in the town of Silwan in occupied Jerusalem. They are: Musa, Fouad and Omar Jibril.
The Israeli occupation forces also abducted: Anas Akkari, Musa Ayesh, and Mahdi Al-Karaki, after they raided and searched their homes in the town of Al-Tur.
And the troops abducted 6 young men from the Old City in Jerusalem after their homes were raided.
Later, the Israeli occupation forces abducted a young man identified as Muhammad Arafat Shuqair, after they raided and searched his house in the town of Jabal Al Mukaber.
The occupation forces also abducted the young man, Muhammad Jaradat, from the town of Al-Ram, north of Jerusalem, while he was passing through the Jaba checkpoint, north of occupied Jerusalem.
The Israeli occupation authorities released Mofeed Al-Abbasi (22 years old), who was one of those they had abducted from al-Aqsa Mosque during their military invasion of that holy site,on condition of house arrest for four days, deportation from Al-Aqsa Mosque, and a fine of 2,000 shekels.
In the Bethlehem governorate, the occupation forces abducted 6 Palestinians from the village of Husan, west of the governorate. ), Ayoub Hamamreh (18 years old), and Bashar Essam Hamamreh (17 years old), after they raided and searched their homes.
The Israeli occupation forces also abducted the Palestinian Mahmoud Saleh Al-Sabah, from the town of Tuqu’, southwest of Bethlehem, from inside the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque.
And in the Jenin governorate, the Israeli occupation forces abducted the young man, Omran Raed Atreh, from the town of Ya`bad, southwest of the governorate, while he was crossing the Rihan military checkpoint near the town of Barta’a .
In the Qalqilya governorate, the Israeli occupation forces abducted Yazid Bilal Anaya (19 years old), after they raided and searched his family’s house in the town of Azzun, east of the governorate.
In addition to the abductions, Israeli troops also targeted Palestinian land and property during their Sunday invasions of Palestinian land.
The Israeli occupation forces seized a vehicle near the Al-Jalama military checkpoint, northeast of Jenin.
Security sources told Wafa news agency that the occupation forces seized a vehicle after storming a vehicle compound in Al-Jalama, and transported the vehicle to their base inside the checkpoint .
Israeli paramilitary settlers leveled land near the town of Beit Awa, west of Hebron, in preparation for seizing it, while others stole a tent in Masafer Yatta.
Local sources said that a number of settlers stormed land in the Wadi Kharsa area in the town of Beit Awa, belonging to a farmer from the Al-Sweiti family, and bulldozed it in preparation for seizing it.
In this context, a number of settlers seized a tent belonging to Ali Hamamdeh in the Ma’in area of Masafer Yatta.
On Sunday evening, the Israeli occupation forces impeded the movement and exit of citizens from the city of Jericho, after setting up a checkpoint at its southern entrance.
Local sources in Jericho told Wafa news agency that the occupation forces set up a military checkpoint at the southern entrance to the city, and stopped and searched a number of vehicles, which caused disruption to the movement of citizens’ vehicles and public vehicles, especially towards those leaving the city.