Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three former political prisoners from their homes in Arraba town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town from several directions before the soldiers stormed and searched a few homes.

They added that the soldiers interrogated many Palestinians in their homes, before abducting three, identified as Ja’far Fawzi Abu Salah, Hassam Ramzi Abu Salah and Essam Nawwaf Hammad.

In related news, the soldiers abducted five young men from Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.