Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisonersâ€™ Society (PPS) has reported.
The PPS office in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted six Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Samir ar-Rokh, Jihad Najm, Yazan Salit, Mohammad Yousef al-Ghoul, Aqaba Nafeâ€™ Yahia and Ahmad Jawdat Jarrar.
In Bethlehem, the soldiers abducted Mousa Mohammad al-â€˜Amour, Moath Ibrahim al-â€˜Amour, Walid Abdul-Fattah Salah, 16, and Mohammad Shalabi Shaâ€™er, 17.
In Hebron, in southern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Zayed Metâ€™eb, and his son Thaâ€™er, in addition to Bilal Mohammad Kawazba.
In Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted one Palestinian, identified as Ibrahim Jalâ€™oud.
In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers abducted Islam Ayed Fleih and Yazan Mathloum.
These pre-dawn raids are a nightly occurrence in the West Bank, with Israeli forces invading towns and villages while the local residents are sleeping.
The Israeli troops then engage in a practice of breaking down doors, ransacking homes and grabbing young men and women from their beds as they lie sleeping.