The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, overnight and earlier Sunday, at least eight Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Jerusalem, Hebron, and Bethlehem.
The Jerusalem office of the PPS said the soldiers kidnapped a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, identified as Luay Abu Saâad, and took him to an interrogation facility.
The PPS added that the soldiers have kidnapped several mosque guards last week, and moved them to various interrogation centers.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers kidnapped five Palestinians from the city and Beit Awwa town, west of Hebron, after breaking into their homes and violently searching them.
The kidnapped have been identified as Rajaey Nafeth Jaber, 25, Nihad Mousa Omar, 66, and Farid Rajabi, 23, from Hebron city, in addition to Dia Ismael Masalma and Montaser Nasser Masalma, from Beit Awwa town, west of Hebron.
In the West Bank district of Bethlehem, the soldiers invaded several communities and searched homes, before kidnaping two Palestinians from the al-Khader and the al-âObeydiyya towns.
The kidnapped Palestinians have been identified as Yousef Sayel Issa, 26, and Monir Mohammad Shanayta, 33.
The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers have kidnapped twelve Palestinians in the district in the past two days.