Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday, a Palestinian guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem and summoned four others for interrogation.

Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted the guard, identified as Arafat Najeeb, while trying to enter the holy site through Hotta Gate.

They added that the soldiers also summoned four other guards for interrogation in the al-Qashla police station near Hebron Gate, in the Old City.

They have been identified as Hamza Nibali, Luay Abu Sa’ad, Khalil Tarhouni and Fadi ‘Oleyyan.

In related news, the soldiers invaded Jenin city in the northern West Bank, before storming a blacksmith workshop, and confiscated various machines.