08/07/2014 – WEST BANK – Armed Jewish settlers on Monday and Tuesday tried to kidnap two Palestinian kids in Bethlehem and Al-Khalil, according to local sources.
An eyewitness explained that Jewish settlers from Karmiel settlement, east of Yatta town to the north of al-Khalil, tried on Monday to snatch 13-year-old boy Hani Kaabna as he was leaving his home.
“The settlers left a vehicle and the child Hani saw them approaching him, but he ran while the settlers chased him a long distance before they stopped running after him,” he stated.
In a similar incident, other settlers tried at dawn Tuesday to kidnap 17-year-old Ramadan Raiya in Beit Sahour town near Bethlehem.
Eyewitnesses said that a group of settlers aboard a car entered Beit Sahour and arrived at an area near the Christian youth society and tried to capture the boy, but he managed to flee and the presence of…
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