The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) last night and at dawn Saturday kidnaped eight Palestinian citizens, including a child and journalist, in the West Bank and Jerusalem.
According to local sources, the IOF kidnaped journalist Abdul-Muhsen Shalaldeh and two young men called Jihad Shalaldeh and Qassam al-Halayka after ransacking their homes in Sa’ir town, north of al-Khalil in the West Bank.
Two brothers from the family of al-Qahoush were also taken prisoners during an IOF campaign from Beit Awwa town in al-Khalil.
In Bethlehem, a teenager identified as Yousef ash-Shuweiki was kidnaped at a makeshift checkpoint on a road near the Gush Etzion settlement bloc.
In Jerusalem, Israeli police forces kidnaped 16-year-old Islam Obeid from a shop in Issawiya district.
Last night, the IOF kidnaped a young man at Huwara checkpoint, south of Nablus. He was identified as Imad Kalbouna.