Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday at night and Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including two teenage boys, from the Bethlehem governorate, south of the occupied Palestinian capital, Jerusalem, in the West Bank.

Media sources said the soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Saff Street, in the center of Bethlehem city, before breaking into homes and searching them, and abducted Hassanein Hasan Shouka, 59, and Yousef Ayyad al-Hreimi.

The sources added that the soldiers also abducted, on Tuesday at night, Mustafa Saleh Abu Hammad, 20, from ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, after stopping him at the “Container” military roadblock, northeast of Bethlehem.

Also at night, the soldiers abducted Issa Mohammad Zreina, 17, from Be’er ‘Owna area in Beit Jala city, northwest of Bethlehem, and Mansour Saleh Faraj, 16, from ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, after stopping them near the illegal Annexation Wall in Beit Jala.