Israeli forces abducted, on Thursday, two Palestinian citizens, including a former prisoner, near Hebron, and one in the city of Qalqilia, in the southern and northwestern parts of the West Bank.

Before dawn Thursday, occupation forces invaded several areas of the Hebron governorate, in the southern West Bank, and abducted three young men.

Media sources said that Israeli forces invaded the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, and deployed infantry units in the “Al-Dhahr” area.

Sources added that the army stormed the city of Hebron, in addition to the towns of Doura, southwest of the city, Idhna, Beit Awwa, and Deir Sammit, to the west, and Surif, to the northwest, and As-Samu’, to the south, driving their vehicles through several neighborhoods.

In Idhna town, west of Hebron, occupation forces abducted the former prisoner, Saadi Zalta, after storming and searching his home.

In Doura town, southwest of the city, soldiers abducted the citizen, Youssef Ahmed Al-Hroub, after breaking into and searching his home.

It was added that the army invaded the home of the former prisoner, Tamer Naeem Bashir, in Idhna town, and the home of the citizen, Mohammad Ezzat Al-Khatib, in the city of Hebron.

In related news, occupation forces invaded the city of Qalqilia in the northwestern part of the West Bank, and abducted one citizen.

Hamza Saleh Nofal

Palestine TV reported that Israeli soldiers abducted the young man, Hamza Saleh Nofal, after storming his home in the city of Qalqilia.

According to a statement from the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) and the Commission of Detainees’ and Ex-Detainees’ Affairs, at least ten Palestinian citizens were abducted by occupation forces between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, in the Ramallah, Hebron, Tulkarem, and Qalqilia governorates.

The statement added that the total number of abductions since October 7, 2023 has reached more than 9,520, including those who were abducted from their homes, through military roadblocks, those who were forced to surrender themselves under pressure, and those who were held hostage.