Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at night, a former political prisoner at the entrance of Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

The Palestinian, a former political prisoner identified as Ghassan Adnan al-Atrash, 46, from Jenin city, in northern West Bank, was abducted at a military roadblock at the entrance of Qalqilia.

The soldiers stopped his car as he, along with his wife and three children, were heading back home after visiting relatives in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank.

It is worth mentioning that al-Atrash is a former political prisoner, who was held by Israeli for more than two years.