Israeli soldiers raided several homes and kidnapped three youngsters in the village of ya’bud, southwest of Jenin on Tuesday.The youths were named as Nameq Tareq Abu Bakr, 19, Haidar Yousef Hassan Amarneh, 22, and Majdi Hassan Haidar Amarneh, 20.

The Israeli raids follow similar military action on Monday. The village of Azoun, east of Qalqilya in the western part of the occupied territories was raided and a child of 16 arrested.

The Israeli army raided the village, installed a military checkpoint at th entrance and arrested Tareq Khalaf.

There are currently more than 200 children being held in Israeli jails in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.