Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, two Palestinians in towns near occupied East Jerusalem, and one in a village, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded Qotna village, northwest of Jerusalem, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, and kidnapped a young Palestinian man, identified as Mohammad Yousef Shamasna.

In addition, the soldiers invaded and searched a number of homes in the al-‘Ezariyya town, southeast of Jerusalem, and kidnapped Mohammad Omar Abu Roomy, 17.

In Bethlehem, the soldiers invaded Marah Rabah village, south of the city, searched many homes and interrogated several Palestinians, before kidnapping a young man, identified as Emad Yousef Sheikh.