Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, searched and ransacked several homes, and kidnapped at least five Palestinians.Local sources have reported that the soldiers invaded Ethna town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, searched several homes and kidnapped three Palestinians identified as Moath Mohammad Abu Jheisha, his brother Mojahed, and Mahmoud Abu Jheisha.

In occupied Jerusalem, soldiers kidnapped a Fateh leader, identified as Ahmad al-Ghoul, after invading and ransacking his home in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

In addition, an Israeli news agency, affiliated with the army, has reported that the soldiers kidnapped a Palestinian at the Qalandia terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem, allegedly carrying a gun, knives and mobile phones.

It said the soldiers stopped the Palestinian’s car, and searched it, before uncovering the alleged weapons.

The army believes the Palestinian, who remained unidentified, “intended to attack Israelis.”

The kidnapped Palestinian was moved to a security center for interrogation.