Israeli occupation forces abducted, on Saturday, four Palestinian young men near Nablus and Qalqilia, stormed a number of towns south of Nablus, and injured dozens, including a photojournalist, according to local sources.

On Saturday, occupation forces abducted a Palestinian young man, when he attempted to cross through a flying military roadblock near Qalqilia, in the northwestern part of the occupied West Bank.

Media sources said that soldiers abducted Ibrahim Qassem Alaqma, a citizen of Jenin, while he was travelling to his place of work.

Meanwhile, in the Jenin governorate, in the northern West Bank, occupation forces stormed, on Saturday, several towns and villages and set up several flying military roadblocks.

It was reported that the army invaded many towns and villages in the governorate, deployed soldiers throughout the streets, and erected many flying military roadblocks at crossroads and entrances.

Soldiers stormed towns and villages to the west, namely, Ya’bad, Tura al-Gharbiya, Nazlat Zayed, Kafr Qud, al-Hashemiya, and Khirbet al-Turm, and Arraba southwest of the city.

North of Jenin, soldiers invade Al-Jalamah, Deir Ghazaleh to the northeast, and Faqqua, Jalboun, and Beit Qad to the east.

At the “Dotan” military roadblock, near Ya’bad town, west of the city, the army stopped many citizens’ vehicles, interrogated them, inspected their identifications, causing a traffic crisis.

Meanwhile, Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday afternoon, three Palestinian young men from a car wash in the town of Huwara, south of Nablus, in the northern occupied West Bank.

Sources said that occupation troops abducted Laith Mansour, Helmy Dweikat, and Louay al-Halabi, while they were present inside a carwash facility in the town.

The army is on high alert, after two illegal Israeli settlers were shot and killed, on Saturday afternoon, at the Huwara military roadblock, by an unknown gunman, who was not located at the time of writing this report.

Israeli forces closed the Huwara and Za’tara military roadblocks, south of Nablus, in both directions, and closed the town of Huwara, and forced shop-owners in Huwara to close their shops, while deploying large numbers of soldiers in the vicinity.

The Deir Sharaf junction northwest of the city, the Beit Furik military roadblock, southeast of the city, and the Surra military roadblock to the west, all witnessed heightened inspection procedures, and movement restrictions, causing movement restrictions traffic crises.

Furthermore, the Israeli army stormed the towns surrounding Huwara, namely, Jamma’in, southwest of Nablus, Orif, Einabus, and Beita, to the south, closing the iron gate at the entrance to Beita.

On Saturday evening, the army invaded a mosque and a commercial store in Beita town, looking for surveillance recordings, sparking protests among local Palestinian youths at the entrance to the town. No injuries were reported.

Later in the evening, intense confrontations erupted in Beita town, when Palestinian youths threw rocks at the invading military vehicles, while the army fired a barrage of tear gas canisters at those who protested the incursion.

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According to medical sources with the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), a journalist was injured while he was covering the events, and at least 72 citizens suffered the toxic effects of tear gas inhalation.

Sources added that photojournalist Wahaj Bani Moufleh was injured, after being struck in the leg with shrapnel from a tear gas canister, and transported to a local medical clinic for treatment.

Late Friday night, one unidentified Palestinian young man was abducted by occupation forces, while another young man was shot and injured by soldiers in the Dahiyat Al-Salam suburb in Anata town, northeast of occupied Jerusalem.