Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday, at dawn, seven Palestinians from their homes, in the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem.

Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes, and abducted Mohammad Fares Oleyyan, Mohammad Abu Libda, Yousef Abu Libda, Mohammad Haitham Mahmoud, Moudi Abu Ryala, Ala’ Aby Ryala and Nasser Obeid.

The invasions and violent searches of Palestinian property in al-‘Isawiya has been on ongoing for several months, and include imposing high fines and fees on the Palestinians, their vehicles and property, in addition to the abduction of dozens of them.

On June 27th, the soldiers invaded the town, and killed Mohammad Samir Obeid, 21, after shooting him with several live rounds, including one in the heart.