Israeli soldiers and police officers kidnapped, on Wednesday evening, nine Palestinian women while leaving the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, and took them to a police station in the Old City.Eyewitnesses said dozens of soldiers were deployed around the al-Aqsa mosque, and its yards, since noon hours Wednesday, and stopped many Palestinian women leaving the mosque, before kidnapping nine of them.

They said the soldiers kidnapped Zainab Abu Mayyala, Zeinat Abu Sbeih and Rana Da’na, while leaving through Bab Hatta gate, while Noura Al-Herbid and Mayy al-Assad and Amna while leaving through the Tribes Gate, and three women while leaving through Bab al-Asbat (Gate of the Tribes), and three more women at the King Faisal Gate.

All kidnapped women were moved to the al-Qashla Police station in the Old city of occupied East Jerusalem.

The army also handed two women, identified as Latifa Abdul-Latif and Wahba Sarhan warrants ordering him to head to the Police station for interrogation, Thursday.