The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, seventeen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including nine in occupied Jerusalem.

The PPS said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes in Jerusalem, and kidnapped Rami Fakhouri, Ahmad Shaweesh and Mohammad Hzeina, from the Old City.

It added that the soldiers also searched and ransacked homes in Shu’fat refugee camp, in Jerusalem, and kidnapped six Palestinians, three of them have been identified as former political prisoners Mahmoud Abu Khalifa, Daoud Resheq and Yousef Taha.

In addition, the Bethlehem office of the PPS has reported that the soldiers searched homes in the district, and kidnapped four Palestinians, identified as Moath Abdul-Jabbar Abu Tarboush, 30, Yousef Sayel Issa, Ammar Abu Aker and Shadi Badawna.

In Qabatia town, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin, the soldiers also searched homes and kidnapped one Palestinian, identified as Ibrahim Mohammad Sweity.

The soldiers also invaded homes in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped three Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Nabil al-Qeeq, Amro Amjad al-Haddoush and Osama Salama al-Jondi. The army also demolished four water wells.