Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening and on Tuesday at dawn, nine Palestinians, mainly children, from their homes in various parts of occupied East Jerusalem. The army also injured several Palestinians near Qalqilia.

Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, searched homes and abducted a child, identified as Mohammad Samer Sarhan, 14.

They added that the soldiers also invaded homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, and abducted two young men, identified as Mohammad Soheib Moheisin, and Husam Sameeh Oleyyan.

Furthermore, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, three children identified as Tareq Firas Mohammad, 15, Yousef Khalil Mustafa, 15, and Ala’ Hamdan, 16, from their homes in al-‘Isawiya town.

It added that the soldiers also abducted Rashid Resheq, 19, and Khaled as-Sokhon, in al-Wad Street, and Abdullah al-Jolani, from Aqbat as-Saraya, in the Old City of Jerusalem.

In addition, several army jeeps invaded Jayyous town, northeast of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, especially the Schools Street and the Eastern Neighborhood, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at locals who protested the invasion.

The soldiers also installed a military roadblock near the main entrance of Jayyous, on the Tulkarem-Qalqilia road, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.

Furthermore, the soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two Palestinian teenagers in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and a young man in ‘Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia.

In related news, the soldiers abducted Mahmoud Hammad, the Dean of Students of Bethlehem University, from his home in the Saff Street, in the center of Bethlehem city.