Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a young Palestinian man from Jenin, in northern West Bank, and briefly detained two others, while in the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the occupied Palestinian capital, Jerusalem.
Montaser Sammour, the head of the Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Yasser Jaradat, 23, from Silat al-Harithiya town, west of Jenin, after conducting prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Sammour added that Jaradat was abducted from the courtyards of the holy site, and was taken to a nearby interrogation facility.
He also stated that the soldiers also detained two young men in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa but released them later.
In related news, the soldiers abducted a Palestinian near the perimeter fence, in Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
The Palestinian was on his land close to the fence when the soldiers abducted him and took him to a military base across the fence.