Israeli troops in night raid (archive image)

On Wednesday before dawn, Israeli forces invaded the northern and southern parts of the West Bank, and abducted  seven Palestinians who were asleep in bed.

Local sources report that just before dawn on  Wednesday, Israeli troops invaded and abducted five Palestinians from different areas around Bethlehem .

According to security sources, the Israeli occupation forces abducted 15-year-old Suleiman Musallam al-Debs, Mohammad Jamal Roumi, 18, from Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, and Malik Hassan al-Zaghari, 24, from Doha, west of the town.

Mohammed Daqdaq, 28, and Ali, 23, were taken from al-Khader village in the south, after the Israeli troops raided and searched their homes .

The sources pointed out that the Israeli soldiers also raided the Kendo fuel station in Bethlehem, and examined the surveillance cameras .

In the northern West Bank, Israeli forces abducted two brothers from Qalqilya on Wednesday morning .

Eyewitnesses told the Palestinian Wafa News Agency that the detainees were Anas Wajih Abtli, 25, and Adam, 20,  who were taken to unknown locations after the Israeli troops raided and searched their family home.

These night raids are a daily occurrence in the West Bank, and are carried out by Israeli troops with the intent of ensuring that Palestinian residents live in fear of abduction while sleeping in their homes at night.