Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five young Palestinian men from several parts of the West Bank, including three in the occupied capital, Jerusalem.

Media sources said several army jeeps invaded Husan village, west of Bethlehem, south of Jerusalem, before breaking into and searching homes.

They added that the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad Daoud Shousha, 20, before taking him to Etzion military base and security center, south of Bethlehem.

Furthermore, the soldiers invaded Tubas city, in northeastern West Bank, and abducted Mustafa Mirshid Abu Siyaj, 26, after storming his home and searching it.

In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers attacked Palestinian protesters in Jabal az-Zeitoun neighborhood, before undercover officers kidnapped three young men, identified as Bassem Sbeitani, Hamada Abdo, and Ala’ Sayyad, 19.

On Monday night, the soldiers abducted two Palestinians, and assaulted one, causing various injuries, near the northern entrance of Bethlehem city.

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