14 Palestinians Kidnapped Near Qalqilia, One Woman Near Jenin

West Bank, May 12 (QNA) – Israeli soldiers invaded different Palestinian neighborhoods in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and kidnapped 14 Palestinians. One woman was also kidnapped near the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

Local sources said dozens of soldiers invaded the village during late night hours and violently searched dozens of homes and kidnapped fourteen Palestinians.

All kidnapped Palestinians were cuffed and blindfolded by the soldiers before they were moved to a nearby security and military center.

In the Jenin district, in the northern part of the West Bank, soldiers kidnapped the wife of a Palestinian political prisoner from Arraba town, and invaded homes and a structure.

Palestine’s News Agency (WAFA) reported that the army kidnapped Fida’ Hosni Sheebany, the wife of detainee Mustafa Sheebany, who was taken prisoner by the army in 2003, and is serving three life terms.

WAFA said the soldiers searched the Sheebany residence, and ransacked its property, before invading and searching a home and an agricultural structure that belong resident Husam Sheebany.

The family said the army interrogated them or several hours, and forced them out of the homes while searching them.

In Bethlehem, dozens of soldiers invaded the Deheisha refugee camp, south of the city, violently searched several homes, and kidnapped one Palestinian.

Eyewitnesses said resident Ibrahim Yahia Da’amsa, 30 years of age, was kidnapped by the soldiers who later moved him to the Etzion military base for interrogation.

The Radio Bethlehem 2000 reported that the soldiers surrounded the area of the Bethlehem Central Market, near the Deheisha refugee camp, and prevented the residents from reaching it.

The soldiers also fired several concussion grenades at the Palestinians in an attempt to remove them from the area. (QNA)

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