Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and at dawn Monday, at least nine Palestinians from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The army claims uncovering a workshop for manufacturing weapons near Hebron.

The soldiers kidnapped one Palestinian in ‘Aroura own, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, a young man in Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of Ramallah, and another Palestinian in Jaba’ town, south of Ramallah.

In addition, the soldiers to two Palestinians from their homes, in Biddo town, north of Jerusalem.

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers also searched homes in Bethlehem, and kidnaped one Palestinian.

It added that the soldiers kidnapped two others Palestinians from their homes in Karma town, southwest of Hebron and in Bani Neim, east of the city.

The Israeli army said it located a workshop for manufacturing weapons in Surif town, north of Hebron, and confiscated a lathe machine and a rifle; no arrests were made.