Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening and on Sunday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including five children, from their homes in Silwan town, and the Sa’adiyya neighborhood in the Old City, in occupied Jerusalem.

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said dozens of soldiers invaded the town, stormed and violently searched many homes and abducted six Palestinians.

Silwanic identified the abducted Palestinians as Adnan Eyad Rajabi, 16, Ahmad Eyad Rajabi, 13, Ahmad Nidal Rajabi, 13, Ahmad Jamil Silwadi, 15, Ahmad Younes Abu Sneina, 16, and Mahdi Jaber, 19.

The soldiers also abducted Jawdat Abu Sneina, and his child Malek, from their store in the Sa’adiyya neighborhood in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Eyewitnesses said the soldiers assaulted the man and his child before abducting them. The abducted Palestinians were moved to interrogation centers in occupied Jerusalem.