The Israeli army took four prisoners in a military operation in Al Yamon and Al Zababda villages near the West Bank city of Jenin on Wednesday

At dawn troops and army jeeps entered Al Yamon village and searched residents’ homes before taking Ja’far Samara, 22, Yihia Khamaisa, 23, and Hardan Abahra, 20, to unknown locations, eyewitnesses reported.

Meanwhile, another force stormed Al Zababda village and took Ahmad Saeed, 25 to an unknown location after searching his family’s home and ransacking their belongings, local sources reported.

Sources added that before the troops left the village they attacked and beat up two children identified as Assef Saleh, 16, and Mohamed Abed, 15.