Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including five in Bethlehem, and one child in Hebron. The soldiers also handed several Palestinians military orders for interrogation.Media sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded Beit ‘Awwa town, south of the city, kidnapped one child and handed three former political prisoners, military warrants for interrogation.

The kidnapped child, identified as Mohammad ‘Amarin, 15, years of age, was taken prisoner after the soldiers stormed and ransacked his family home.

Mohammad Awad, coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlement in Beit Ummar nearby town, said the soldiers handed three Palestinians military orders for interrogation, also after storming and searching their homes.

The three have been identified as Ahmad Nasri Sabarna, 24, Raed Rasem Ekhlayyel, 27, and Nadim Rasem Ekhlayyel, 24 years of age.

The soldiers also invaded and searched several neighborhoods in Hebron, and in Halhoul town, north of the city.

Furthermore, soldiers stationed on the Container Roadblock, to the east of occupied Jerusalem, kidnapped three Palestinians from the Hebron district; two of them have been identified as Samer Mojahed and Ata Jouda al-Mahdhi.

In Bethlehem, soldiers invaded the town of Husan, stormed and searched a number of homes, and kidnapped two Palestinians identified as Haitham Mahmoud Hamamra, 20, and Ahmad Yousef Za’oul, 18 years of age.

Another Palestinian was kidnapped in Kafr ‘Aqab town, south of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.