At least eighteen Palestinians, including many children, have been kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, by Israeli soldiers who invaded different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem.The Detainees’ Parents Committee in Jerusalem said the soldiers kidnapped eight Palestinians, including four children, in different parts of the occupied city.

The Committee’s head, Amjad Abu ‘Asab, said the kidnapped have been identified as Anas Ahmad ‘Obeid, Mousa ‘Obeid, Yazan Mheisin, and Mohammad Kayed Mahmoud.

Abu ‘Asab added that the soldiers also kidnapped Mohammad Ahmad Abu Khdeir, 16, and Nidal Abu Khdeir, 16, both from their homes in Shu’fat neighborhood, in addition to Mohammad al-Qaq, 15, and Murad Froukh, 15, from Silwan town.

In addition, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded Husan town, near Bethlehem, and kidnapped two Palestinians identified as Ismael Mohammad Za’oul and Yazan Bader Shousha.

The PPS added that the soldiers also invaded al-Jab’a nearby town, and kidnapped two brothers identified as ‘Omar and Saed Ibrahim Abu Sabha, while resident Mohammad Mo’tasem Khatib was kidnapped in Doha town.

Also, several armored military vehicles invaded Silwad town, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, searched homes, and kidnapped three Palestinians identified as Amir Da’aas Hammad, 19, No’man Saleh Hamed, 19, and Ahmad Abu Zeina, 31.

Furthermore, soldiers stormed homes in Jenin city, in the northern part of the West Bank, and kidnapped Mohammad Jamal ‘Abahra, 22, while resident Mohammad ‘Awwad, also from Jenin, was kidnapped in the Salem military court while attending a hearing for a detained family member.