An undercover unit of the Israeli Army kidnapped on Friday evening two members of the Hamas movement, after ambushing them just before evening prayers, at the Arraba Junction, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, as they driving along with their families.The kidnapped residents were identified as Mohammad Ahmad Souqiyya, 38, and Mahdi Hussein Hefawiyya, 34.

The undercover forces were driving a black Hyundai, carrying Palestinian license plates.

The soldiers fired a number of live rounds at the vehicle before intercepting it and kidnapping the two taking them to an unknown destination.

It is worth mentioning that Souqiyya has been on Israel’s “wanted list” for his political activities since 2005, while Hefawiyya was repeatedly imprisoned by Israel, and worked for the former Minister of Detainees, Wasfi Qabha.