Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians from the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, and one in Nablus, in northern West Bank, after invading and violently searching their homes,

The Bethlehem office the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the al-Khader town, south of the city, and abducted Akram Mohammad Mousa.

It added that the soldiers also invaded Hindaza area, in Bethlehem city, and abducted Akram Abdul-Hai Sharif, after causing excessive damage to his home while searching it.

The soldiers also abducted ‘Aahed al-Khatib and Mohammad ‘Obeyyat, from Wad Shahin area, in Bethlehem.

Furthermore, the soldiers invaded the home of a political prisoner, identified as of Khalil Shehada Ta’mari, and handed his son, Khaled, an order for interrogation in Etzion military base and security center, north of Bethlehem.

In Nablus, in northern West Bank, the soldiers invaded and searched homes, in the eastern part of the city,fired several concussion grenades, and abducted a young man, identified as Amir Sarkaji, from the Sikka Street.

Also at dawn, the soldiers abducted a female university student from the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and a former political prisoner from Sielet al-Harithiyya town, west of Jenin.

In related news, the army abducted four Palestinians, including two siblings, in addition to damaging the contents of a shop and illegally confiscating cash, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron.

In addition, Israeli navy ships opened fire at several Palestinian fishing boats, while the soldiers fired live rounds at farmers, in the southern and northern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip.