The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and earlier Monday, seventeen Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank.

The PPS said the soldiers invaded several towns in the Ramallah and al-Bireh District, searched dozens of homes and kidnapped seven Palestinians.

The kidnapped have been identified as Ali Mahmoud Shawabka, Adel Qassem Khaseeb, 18, Ibrahim Salama Khaseeb, Ahmad Taiseer Khaseeb, Rafat Hussein Asfour, Mohammad Sobhi Hamed, 17, and Mohammad Abdullah Saleh, 20.

In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers searched many homes, and kidnapped five Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Abdul-Ra’ouf Mahmoud, Mohammad Ayman Obeid, Mahmoud Awad Dirbas, Ayyoub Na’im Hamdan and Hasan Zomorrod, 55.

In addition, the Bethlehem office of the PPS, said the soldiers also invaded homes in Husan town, west of the city, and kidnapped four Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Nasser Sabateen, 25, Ala’ Mohammad Shousha, 15, his brother Islam, 14, and Obeida Adel Sha’er, 16.

The soldiers also invaded Bal’a town, in the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem, and kidnapped Raed Ghazi al-Hajj, 18.

On Monday at dawn, several Israeli military vehicles invaded Ramallah city and many nearby villages, and clashed with local youngsters; and surrounded a hotel, invaded a coffee shop, and illegally confiscated cash.  

Furthermore, several military vehicles invaded an advertisement company, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, violently searched it, causing excessive damage, before confiscating its computers, and other equipment.

Also in Hebron, the soldiers invaded the home of detain Dia’ Jabr at-Teety, in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, and summoned his wife for interrogation at the Etzion military base and security center.

The soldiers also invaded, and ransacked, a home in Hebron and summoned a child, identified as Saeb Abu Najma Tamimi, 15, for interrogation in Etzion.