Israeli forces invaded cities and villages in the northern, southern and central parts of the West Bank and abducted 17 Palestinian men, one of whom is blind, on Thursday morning.
Ten of those abducted were taken from the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia and the nearby Azoun village when Israeli forces searched and ransacked residents' homes, local sources reported.

Among those abducted from the city were Ra'ed Suwilem, Khaled Araif and Nayif Al Masri; while the army took Mohammad Jameel and two of his brothers, Bilal and Mahir from Azoun village.

All detainees were transported to unknown military detention camps, eyewitnesses reported.

Moreover, four Palestinian men were abducted from Yatta and Tafuha villages near the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Troops stormed and searched residents' homes in the two villages after forcing them outside, and abused some residents, eyewitnesses reported.
Among those abducted were Mohammad Awad, and Ashraf Al Khamaissa.

Also on Thursday morning, Mohamed Al Imori, 23, was taken from his house in Jenin refugee camp located in the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Residents stated that soldiers fired tear gas and sound bombs at their houses during the invasion of the refugee camp.

In the meantime, in the central West Bank, the Israeli army took prisoner two residents from Al Aizariah town near Jerusalem city.

Residents reported that at least 20 armored vehicles entered the town, forced people to leave their houses, and then abducted two men after hitting them with rifle buts and batons.

The two were identified as; Sami Al Assmar, 30, and Ra'ed Fayiz, 28. Their families reported that during the abduction troops also assaulted family members, including women.