Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, in Bethlehem and Nablus, in the occupied West Bank.

The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of the city, and searched several homes before abducting two Palestinians.

The PPS identified the abducted Palestinians as Qais Mohammad Thawabta, 19, and Amin Ali Thawabta, 20.

In addition, the soldiers invaded homes in Asira ash-Shamaliya town, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and searched many homes before abducting a former political prisoner, identified as Ahmad Tawfiq Sawalha.