Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Tuesday at night and early Wednesday, several districts in the occupied West Bank, broke into and violently searched many homes, and kidnapped nine Palestinians, including a woman from Jerusalem.

The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), in central West Bank, has reported that the soldiers invaded Ni’lin village, before storming and searching homes, and kidnapped four Palestinians, including two children.

The kidnapped residents have been identified as Mo’taz Saleh Khawaja, 16, Hamza Hatem Khawaja, 15, Barakat Ali Nafe’ and Zohdi Ali Nafe’.

The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded Marah M’alla area, in the city, searched several homes and kidnapped three Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Ahmad Shehada, Mahmoud Ali Shehada, 18, and Ali Mohammad Taqatqa, 17.

In addition, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, the town of al-Ram, north of occupied East Jerusalem, shot and injured a Palestinian woman, and kidnapped another woman, identified as Ghadeer Jamjoum, 35.

The soldiers fired gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing dozens of residents, especially school children to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.