Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, eighteen Palestinians, including one child, from their homes in several parts of the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem.
The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded many towns in the governorate, searched homes and abducted nine Palestinians, identified as Fadi Monther Raddad, 43, Luay Sami al-Ashqar, 44, Emad Ahmad Asba, Nathir Mohammad Nassar, Jasser Mohammad Kharouf, Nader Kharouf, Marwan Mahmoud Sidqi, 26, Amjad Adnan Abu Khalil, 26, and Amjad Adnan Abu Khalil, 40.
In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Mohammad Hamza Obeid, 15, Yazan Amjad Obeid, 18, and Faisal Luay Obeid.
In Bethlehem, south of Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Hamada Omar Obeyyat, from his home in the al-Obeyyat area, east of the city.
In Beit Rima town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, the soldiers abducted Ghassan Ihsan Rimawi.
In addition, the soldiers abducted Abdul-Karim Yasser Hussein, 24, Mustafa Sofian Riyashi, 23, and Zeid Fathi Sweidan, 19, from Qalqilia, in northern West Bank.
Another Palestinian, identified as Fakhr Oqeil Zaghloul, was abducted from his home in Nablus, in northern West Bank.