The Palestinian Prisonersâ€™ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday, at dawn, at least nine Palestinians, including former political prisoners, from their homes, in several cities, towns and refugee camps across the occupied West Bank.
The PPS office in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Jihad Tawalba, Ahmad Mohammad Shaqfa, and a former political prisoner, identified as Abdullah al-Hosary.
It added that the soldiers also detained Morad Tawalba for several hours, before releasing him.
In Sielet al-Harithiyya town, west of Jenin, the soldiers also searched homes, and abducted Adnan Monir al-Moher.
In addition, the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Kobar town, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before abducting two former political prisoners, identified as Yahia Mahmoud Amriyya, and Qassam Majd Barghouthi, who was only released from prison three days ago.
During the invasion into Kobar, the soldiers attacked many Palestinian protesters, and fired several gas bombs and concussion grenades at them, in addition to surrounding homes and buildings.
In Bethlehem, south of occupied East Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded Teqouaâ€™ town, east of the city, searched homes, and abducted Omar Thiab al-â€™Amour.
Furthermore, the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and searched many homes.
The soldiers also abducted a former political prisoner, identified as Mahmoud Mohammad Abu Warda, from his home in the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron.
In Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, the soldiers searched homes and abducted Othman Abdul-Monâ€™em Sawafta.