Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Sunday at dawn, two young Palestinians in Nahhalin village, west of Bethlehem, clashed with local youths and kidnapped two teenagers. Soldiers also installed roadblocks near Ramallah, and invaded villages.Local sources in Nahhalin said the soldiers stormed several homes, and kidnapped Hasan Ahmad Shakarna, 18, and Ibrahim Hasan Shakarna, 19.

They added that clashes took place between the invading soldiers, and dozens of local youths.

The army fired gas bombs at the protesters, and at a number of nearby homes.

On Saturday evening, soldiers installed roadblocks sealing the villages of al-Mogheer, Turmos Ayya, and Nabi Saleh, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated scores of Palestinians while examining their ID cards.

The roadblocks caused traffic congestions, extending hundreds of meters, and forcing the Palestinians to wait for lengthy periods; no arrests were reported.