Israeli police abducted, on Monday evening, a Palestinian young woman accused of attempting a stabbing attack, in occupied Jerusalem, while a young man was kidnapped in Al-Khader town, west of Bethlehem, in the southern West Bank.

Media sources said that Israeli police abducted a Palestinian young woman, after an alleged stabbing attack, near Bab Al-Hatta (Forgiveness Gate), one of the gates leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem.

It is important to mention that no Israeli police officers were injured in the alleged “stabbing attempt”.

According to the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Commission, Israeli police abducted Maryam Ayyash, who is a citizen of Jenin.

Two young women were reportedly abducted, one of whom attempted to intervene to stop the police from assaulting the young woman, however this cannot be confirmed.

Eyewitness accounts reveal that Israeli police shocked the young woman with a taser weapon, prior to knocking her to the ground and holding her down.

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Police took the accused young woman to an interrogation center in the Old City for investigation.

After the incident, Israeli police closed the entrances to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, and assaulted Muslim worshipers present there.

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On Monday afternoon, an undercover Israeli unit infiltrated the town of Al-Khader, west of Bethlehem, in the southern occupied West Bank, and kidnapped an unidentified Palestinian young man from his vehicle.