The Israeli military kidnapped at least 17 Palestinians across the West Bank during a series of invasions across the West Bank on Wednesday morning.

The cities invaded include Tulkarem, Nablus, Jenin and Bethlehem.

Local sources said that the military operations were aimed at kidnapping wanted Palestinians.

Among those abducted were 'Adel Zetawe,28 Amjad Abu Zahra,23, from Tulkarem.  In Nablus, the army kidnapped Khamis Noah,18 and Iyad Shalaghty,27.  And in Jenin, the army kidnapped a leader of the al-Quds brigade, the armed wing of Islamic Jihad, known as Mohammad li'mour.

In Bethlehem, in the southern part of the West Bank, the army attacked the two villages of al-Rashayda and Taqu'a and kidnapped one, moving him to an unknown detention center. Local sources identified him as Mohammad Rashayda.

In the central part of the West Bank, the army invaded Ramallah and kidnapped three men during house-to-house searches, and a fourth from the science department in a university in Ramallah. The abduction included two brothers known as Mustafa and Yusuf abu el-Su'oud.


Translated by Nisreen Qumsieh – IMEMC News.