Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening and late night hours, three Palestinians from the southern West Bank district of Hebron. Israeli navy ships open fire on Gaza fishing boats.

The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners; Society (PPS) has reported that several army vehicles invaded Ethna town, west of Hebron, and abducted Zeid Ahmad al-Masri, 37, after searching and ransacking his home.

The PPS added that the soldiers also abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Tha’er Mohammad Awad, 29, from Hebron, after stopping him at ‘Atara military roadblock, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank.

It also stated that the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Waseem Bassam Qattam, 20, near the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron.

In related news, Israeli navy ships opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats, northwest of Gaza city, causing damage, and forcing the fishermen back to shore.