Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday evening, three Palestinian children in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, after claiming that they painted parts of a settlers’ vehicle with white paint. The soldiers also kidnapped a woman near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the city, after claiming that she carried a knife.Sources at the Palestinian side of the District Coordination Office, told the Ma’an News Agency that the three children are from the Jaber Neighborhood, adjacent to the Ibrahimi Mosque.

The three children were identified as Mohammad Salem ar-Razem, 14, Odai Zahran Borqan, 13, and Abdul-Mon’em Morad Gheith, also 13.

Local sources reported that several children were playing in the neighborhood, along with other children, celebrating the Muslim Eid al-Adha Feast, before the soldiers attacked them and kidnapped three.

Furthermore, Palestinian security sources in Hebron said that Israeli soldiers kidnapped Asmaa’ Odah al-Hroub, 22, from Dir Samet village, near Hebron, while she was walking near the Ibrahimi mosque; the soldiers searched her bag and claimed that “she carried a knife”.

Al-Hroub was moved to a local police station in city, and is currently under interrogation.