The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers, and undercover forces, have abducted, at dawn Wednesday, four Palestinians in several areas of the district.

It stated that several Israeli army jeeps invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, before the soldiers stormed into many homes and violently searched them.

The PPS added that the soldiers abducted Rabea’ Ala’ Taqatqa, 16, and Wisam Jamal Taqatqa, 17, before taking them to Etzion military base and security center.  

In addition, undercover soldiers of the Israeli army invaded various alleys in the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and abducted Mohammad Maher Amarna, 27.

A fourth Palestinian, identified as Morad Sabri Darweesh, 30, from Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, was abducted by soldiers at military roadblock number 300, north of the city.

Also at dawn, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded different areas south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, abducted two Palestinians, and detained seventeen others for several hours.