Israeli soldiers carried out, on Monday at dawn, extensive military searches of Palestinian homes in Qaryout village, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus, and kidnapped eight Palestinians.Media sources said the soldiers invaded, searched and ransacked many homes in the village, interrogated many Palestinians, and kidnapped eight.

The kidnapped have been identified as Musleh Badawi, his child Mo’tasem, Mohammad Mjalli Issa, his child Islam, Abed Anwar Azem, Tawfiq Khaldoun (child), Mohammad Hisham, and a child identified as Qassed Mohammad Mousa.

The soldiers also surrounded various neighborhoods, villages and towns in the Nablus district, before searching homes and cars, and inspected the ID cards of dozens of residents.