Israeli forces in night raid (archive image from Al Jazeera)

Israeli forces abducted 17 Palestinian civilians on Monday in pre-dawn raids in various parts of the West Bank.

In Bethlehem, the Israeli forces abducted six Palestinians from the town of Beit Fajjar.

They were identified as: Radhi Salah Taqqatah, 17 years old, Amer Khaled Taqatqa, 17 years old, Mujahid Yousef Taqatqa, 16 years old, Mahmoud Ahmad Taqatqa, 19 years old, Majed Salah Taqatqa, 21, and Muhammad Khaled Thawabta, 23, after they raided and searched their family’homes.

The young men and teens abducted by Israeli troops were at their homes, asleep in bed, when Israeli forces broke into their homes, ransacked the contents, and took them from their rooms to unknown destinations for “interrogation” and imprisonment without charge.

In Ramallah, Israeli forces abducted the university student Nidal Ghanayem, from the mother of Al-Sharayet neighborhood in Al-Bireh city. They abducted another youth, Mahmoud Abbas from Al-Amari camp, after the soldiers raided and searched the homes of their families.

In Qalqilya district, Israeli forces abducted two teens, Nidal Shaker Radwan, 19, and Yassin Imad Shbeita, 17, after they raided and searched the homes of their families in the town of Azzun.

In Jerusalem, Israeli forces abducted five citizens from the town of Al-Issawiya, namely: Anwar Sami Obaid, Fayez Muhaisen, Nadim Al-Safadi, Adam Mahmoud, and Saleh Abu Asab.

Israeli forces also abducted Anas Muhammad Abu Al-Homs in Jerusalem, after storming the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque to protect Jewish extremists who were invading the mosque area.

In Hebron, the Israeli  forces abducted an unidentified citizen, in the Wadi Al-Ghros area, east of Hebron, near the “Kiryat Arba” settlement constructed by Israeli colonizers on illegally seized Palestinian land.