Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Thursday evening, two young Palestinian men in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers searched homes, and kidnapped Sami al-Ghazali, 25, and Ali al-Abbassi, 23.

The soldiers interrogated many Palestinians while searching their homes, and surrounded several neighborhoods in the town.

In addition, the army said a settlers’ bus was burnt when Palestinian youths hurled Molotov cocktails at it; no injuries were reported.

In Ein al-Louza neighborhood in Silwan, the soldiers stormed and searched several homes, and fired gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets.

In related news, Silwanic said the District Court in Jerusalem has decided to release a child, identified as Jihad Yousef Za’tary, after his family pays a 500 Shekels fine, and ordered him under house arrest for five days.