3 Palestinians Kidnapped In Al Khalil & Nablus, 2 Injured In Nablus
Israeli soldiers kidnapped, earlier on Thursday, one Palestinian near the southern West Bank city of Al Khalil, and two near the northern West Bank city of Nablus; two more Palestinians shot and injured by army fire near Nablus.
Media spokesperson of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements in Beit Ummar, north of Al Khalil, Mohammad ‘Ayyad ‘Awad, said dozens of soldiers invaded the town, and stormed into several homes in Beit Za’ta area.
‘Awad added that the soldiers kidnapped Hammad Ahmad Abu Mariyya, 23 years of age, after searching his home.
The kidnapped Palestinian is a former political prisoner.
In addition, soldiers invaded the ‘Askar refugee camp, east of Nablus, stormed and searched several homes, and kidnapped two teenagers.
The kidnapped have been identified as Jihad Salaheddin al-Aqra’, 17, and Malek Jamil Sharqawi, 18 years of age.
Also on Thursday at dawn, several military vehicles invaded the al-Far’a refugee camp, northeast of Nablus, and clashed with dozens of local youths.
The army fired live rounds, rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs; medical sources said Mohammad Bassem Shaweesh, 16, was shot by a live round to the thigh, and Mohammad Jamal Sobeh, 20, was shot by a live round to one of her knees.
Local medics moved the two wounded Palestinians to nearby hospitals for treatment, and provided medical attention to many residents who suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.
Earlier Thursday, soldiers stormed the home of leftist Palestinian Legislator, feminist figure, legislator Khaleda Jarrar, and kidnapped her.