The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Monday at dawn, at least 16 Palestinians, including children, during extensive and violent invasions and searches of homes across the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem.

In Bethlehem, the soldiers abducted Zein Mohammad al-‘Amour, 15, and Ahmad Suleiman Abu Mfarreh, 15, from their homes in Teqoua’ town, southeast of the city, in addition to Hamza Mohammad Salah, 20, from the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem.

In Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Sami Samir Barham, from his home in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the city.

In Tulkarem, also in northern West Bank, the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes in the governorate, and abducted Nasser Mahmoud Shahrour, 28, his brother Mohammad, 22, from Bal’a town east of the city, in addition to Ahmad Mohammad Omran, 27, from the al-Jarushiya village, north of Tulkarem, Ahmad Mahmoud Hishma, 17, from Shweika area, and Mohammad Adnan Tabbal, from Deir al-Ghosoun town, north of Tulkarem.

The soldiers also broke into violently searched many homes, causing excessive damage, starting late on Sunday at night, in Bal’a town, northeast of Tulkarem, in addition to Beit Lid Athletic Club, east of Tulkarem, after smashing its doors.

In Hebron, in southern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Mohammad Fuad Ghneimat and Marwan Abu Fara, from Surif town, northwest of the city, in addition to Ragheb Yousef Maswada, from Hebron city.

The soldiers also invaded the home of Ghassan al-Mahareeq, in the Sammoa’ town, south of Hebron, and installed roadblocks at the main entrances of Sa’ir and Halhoul towns, in addition to Jouret Bahlas area, north of Hebron, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.

In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers searched homes in Abu Dis town, southeast of the city, and abducted Qassam Halabiyya and Jihad Halabiyya.

In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded and searched homes in the al-Mughayyir village, northeast of the city, before abducting Arafat Abdul-Hafith Abu Alia, Ibrahim Ramadan Na’san and ‘Obeida Jala Na’san.