Israeli soldiers detained, on Saturday at night, four Palestinian children at a military roadblock the soldiers installed on the main entrance of their village, Zabbouba, west of the West Bank city of Jenin.

Eyewitnesses said the soldiers installed a sudden roadblock, closing the main road leading to Zabbouba, stopped and searched dozens of cars, examined the ID cards of the passengers and kidnapped four children.

The children, Dia Fathi Jaradat, Jamal Jaber al-‘Ater, Mohammad Abdul-Rahman Jamal and Sami Bassem Jamal, were detained and interrogated for more than two hours before the soldiers released them.

In related news, the soldiers installed a roadblock on the Jenin-Jaffa road, at the main junction of Sielet al-Harethiyya town, northwest of Jenin, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.