Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, six Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

Local nonviolent activist Mohammad Awad, said several army jeeps invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes.

Awad added that the soldiers abducted two former political prisoners, identified as Montaser Abdul-Hamid Mheisin, 26, and Ward Ibrahim Awad, 19, from their homes in the al-Bayyada area, in Beit Ummar.

The soldiers also invaded and searched homes in Doura city, south of Hebron, and abducted two former political prisoners, identified as Essam Hussein Masharqa and Hamza Nader Abu Halayyel, in addition to Ayyoub Omar Tarayra.

In Bani Neim town, east of Hebron, the soldiers also searched homes and abducted Omar Rashid Tarayra.

In addition, the soldiers invaded and searched a few homes in Hebron city, especially in Abu Sneina neighborhood.