The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem.

The PPS said that the soldiers conducted violent searches of many homes in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted eleven Palestinians, identified as Na’im Ibrahim ‘Ashayer, 11, Mohammad Ahmad ‘Ashayer, 14, Ali Mohammad Abu al-Hawa, 14, Mohammad Samir Abu al-Hawa, 15, Amir Sami Abu al-Hawa, 16, Adnan Mousa al-Hadra, 17, Mohammad Ali Abu Tayeh, 23, Abdul-Rahman Zahran, Khaled az-Zeer and his child Hussein.

It added that the soldiers also invaded and searched homes in Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, and abducted Nazeeh Abdullah Hamed, 41, his brother Eyad, 39, in addition to Abdul-Jawad Zaher Jaghma, 20, and As’ad Hamayel, 23.

In Nablus, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Badr Hussam al-Rozza, and Mustafa Mohammad al-Masri, 28.

In Jenin, also in northern West Bank, the soldiers searched homes and abducted Khalil Sa’adi.