[Wednesday December 25, 2013] Israeli soldiers have invaded Ya’bod village, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, kidnapping four Palestinians. Local sources have reported that dozens of soldiers surrounded the village and nearby areas, before invading it and kidnapping four Palestinians.

The sources added that the kidnapped have been identified as Rasem Mahmoud Zeid, Mohammad Awad Harzallah, Qassem Ibrahim Abbady, and Adel Fathy Abu Shamla.

All were kidnapped after the soldiers violently broke into their homes and searched them, causing property damage.

Furthermore, soldiers installed a roadblock, east of the village, while dozens of soldiers invaded Palestinian olive groves.

Earlier on Wednesday, dozens of Israeli Police officers and soldiers invaded the yards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, kidnapping two students who were attending an outdoor session.

The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) said that dozens of soldiers and settlers invaded the yards of the mosque through Al-Magharba Gate, securing the area while settlers marched into the yards of the mosque.

On Wednesday at dawn, soldiers invaded Al-Harayeq residential area, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and conducted training using live ammunition and rubber-coated metal bullets.

Local sources said that the soldiers also installed a number of roadblocks in the Joret Bahlas area, the Halhoul Bridge, the entrance of Al-Fawwar refugee camp, and the entrance of the towns of Halhoul, Sa’ir and Beit Ummar, all in the Hebron district.