Report: Five Palestinians Kidnapped In West Bank

kidnapsafaThe International Middle East Media Centre reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped late on Monday night, June 17, and early Tuesday June 18, five Palestinians, including one child, in different parts of the occupied West Bank.

Dozens of soldiers invaded Surif and Beit Ummar towns, the Al-Arroub refugee camp, and Beit Ar-Rosh At-Tihta village, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, broke into and violently searched several homes.

Local sources have reported that the army kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Saher Amro, 15, and Ahmad Amro, 25, in Beit Ar-Rosh At-Tihta, and took them to an unknown destination.

Furthermore, soldiers installed a number of roadblocks at the Halhoul Bridge north of Hebron, and at the entrance of the Al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of the city, stopped and searched dozens of vehicles and interrogated several residents.

Several armored military jeeps also invaded the Marah Rabah village, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and kidnapped one resident identified as Ali Mahmoud Sheikh, 29, after invading his home.

Two more Palestinians were kidnapped, late on Monday at night, at the Za’tara roadblock south of the northern West bank city of Nablus.

The two, identified as Moayyad Yousef Omar, and his brother Hasan, were kidnapped while heading back home from work. They are from the Al-Jaroushiyya village, near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem.