Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, many areas in Jenin governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, abducted eight Palestinians, including former political prisoners, and injured a young man with live fire, during protests the erupted following the invasions.

Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at Palestinians protesting the invasion and shot Mohammad Sobhi Matahen with a live round in his leg.

They added that many Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation after the soldiers fired gas bombs in the alleys of Jenin refugee camp.

The soldiers also invaded and searched homes in Jenin refugee camp, and abducted Ahmad Abdullah Bani Gharra, Hamza al-Mibyedh, Mohammad Abdul-Razeq Hannoun and Ahmad Nubani.

In Jenin city, the soldiers invaded and searched homes, and abducted Mohammad Adnan Makhzoumi and Mo’taz Abu Zeid.

The soldiers also abducted two former political prisoners, identified as Osama Khalil Amarna and Mohammad Jihad Abu Bakr, from their homes in Ya’bad town, southwest of Jenin.

In related news, the soldiers abducted five Palestinians from several parts of the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and one in Tubas, in northeastern West Bank.

In addition, the soldiers abducted four young Palestinian men, including three former political prisoners, in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus.