Earlier Thursday, Israeli soldiers abducted seventeen Palestinians, including one journalist, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem.

In Tulkarem in the northwestern West Bank, the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, Hazem Fathi Qar’awi, from his home in Nur Shams refugee camp, east of the city.

In Jenin, in the northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Awad Radwan Abu Ar-Rob from Jalboun village, northeast of the city, and former political prisoner Maher Tager Zogheibi from Kafr Dan town, west of Jenin.

In Nablus, in the northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ammar Issa from Salem village and Zeid Abdul-Latif Hussin from Deir Al-Hatab, east of the city.

In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Abdullah Somrain from the Bab Al-Amoud area and another young man in the Shu’fat refugee camp.

In Bethlehem, the soldiers abducted a journalist, Osama Al-Ayasa, 60, his son Jamal, 26, Odai Fathi Ayyad, 32, Fadi Ali Ayyad, 30, Mohammad Ali Musleh, 19, Ahmad As’ad Saifi, 26, and Mohammad Waheeb Al-Heeh, 27, from their homes in the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the city.

In Ramallah, in the central West Bank, the soldiers abducted Husam Qassem, 45, from Aroura village northwest of the city, and Adam Suleiman, 20, from Beit Ur At-Tahta, west of Ramallah.