The Israeli army abducted, Tuesday, five Palestinians and injured four others, after dozens of soldiers and officers accompanied nearly 300 colonialist settlers in provocative tours into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem.
Firas al-Dibis, the media coordinator of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department in occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers, including undercover officers, assaulted many Palestinians, wounding four employees of the Waqf department.
He added that the wounded persons received the needed treatment, before they were moved to the al-Makassed hospital, in Jerusalem.
Al-Dibis also stated that the soldiers abducted five Palestinians, including Waqf Employees, identified as Haitham Halawani, Raed Zghayyar, Salman Abu Sbeih, Gheith Nasser Gheith and Mahmoud Mo’nes.
The attacks took place following a series of provocative tours by soldiers and colonialist settlers into the holy site through the al-Magharba Gate.
In related news, the soldiers abducted two young men, identified as Hamza Zghayyar and Rami Fakhouri, from the Old City.
On Tuesday at dawn, the soldiers abducted eleven Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank.
In related news, the soldiers killed a young Palestinian man after abducting him from his home, and repeatedly assaulting him, until he lost consciousness, and died from his wounds.
Furthermore, the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported, late on Monday at night, that an Israeli war jet fired a missile at Palestinians, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing two young men.