11 Palestinians, including 2 minors, seized by occupation soldiers on June 29-30

The Palestine Information Centre reported on June 30, 2013 that Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnapped eleven people on Saturday night and Sunday morning throughout the West Bank.

Local sources told the Palestinian information center (PIC) that the IOF kidnapped a young man named Hisham Abu Sheikha from his home in Al-Khader town to the south of Bethlehem. Earlier on Saturday, two Palestinian boys, Attiya and Shadi Asakra, both 17, were seized by occupation forces in the Bethlehem village of Asakra.

In Aida refugee camp to the north of Bethlehem, the IOF stormed and ransacked the house of Hasan Mashayekh and handed his 25-year old son Seif a summons for interrogation from the Israeli intelligence in Gush Etzion settlement.

Three others citizens were also taken prisoners during raids at dawn on their homes in Tabaka village, south of Dura town in Al-Khalil.

Eyewitnesses told the PIC that the IOF raided other homes and established checkpoints in several villages near Dura town like the villages of Abu Asja, Sura, Kharsa.

Last night, the IOF kidnapped four young men near Tarqoumiya checkpoint in Al-Khalil and took him in chain to a detention center in Kiryat Arba settlement.