Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Safa area, north of Beit Ummar, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, abducted five Palestinians and confiscated one car.

Mohammad Ayyad Awad, a local nonviolent activist, said the soldiers stopped a Palestinian car transporting five Palestinians, including children, before confiscating the car and abducting the Palestinians.

He added that the abducted Palestinians have been identified as Mohammad Bassam Ekhlayyel, 16, Abdul-Aziz Mohammad Ekhlayyel, 17, Mohammad Nimir Ekhlayyel, 18, Abdullah Amjad at-Teet, 18, and Suleiman Mohammad Abu Dayya, 15.

The soldiers cuffed and blindfolded the five Palestinians and took them to Etzion military base and security center, north of Hebron.