Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, at least eight Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersâ€™ Society (PPS) has reported.
The Jenin office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes, and abducted three Palestinians, identified as Tareq Oweiss and Mohammad Zeidan al-Jadaâ€™, both are former political prisoners, in addition to Akram Malalha.
In Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, the soldiers also searched homes and abducted Mohammad Jamil Khatatba, from Beit Forik town, south of Nablus city.
In Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Monther Suleiman, 19, after holding him under house arrest for two years.
In Bethlehem, the soldiers abducted Omran Yousef Najajra and Abdul-Karim Mohammad Shakarna, after invading their homes and searching them.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ahmad Najjar, from the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of the city, after searching his home.
Najjar is a former political prisoner who spent many years in Israeli prisons, and is a known activist in detaineesâ€™ rights.
The PPS stated that the soldiers have abducted more than eleven Palestinians over the past two days, in different parts of the West Bank.