Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner and siblings, in Nablus governorate, in northern West Bank,

The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the Nablus city, and abducted three Palestinians, identified as former political prisoner Hosni Emad Amoudi, former political prisoner, Awni Mazen Shakhsheer, and Ahmad Mohammad Darwish.

It added that the soldiers also searched homes in the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the city, and abducted Mahmoud ‘Oweis, 18, and his brother Anas, 22.

In Orif village, southwest of Nablus, the soldiers searched homes, confiscated several computers and mobile phones.

In related news, the soldiers abducted eight Palestinians, including a wounded child, from their homes in Hizma town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem.