The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Wednesday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank.
The PPS said the soldiers kidnapped five Palestinians from their homes in various towns, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh district, in Central West Bank.
They have been identified as Mahdi Maher Rayyan, Mohammad Daoud al-Liftawi, Mahmoud Khalil Srour, Eyad Nahedh Fawaqa, and Abdul-Karim Rimawi.
It added that the soldiers also kidnapped three Palestinians, identified as Mahmoud Hussein Abu al-Kamel, 25, Mahdi Hazem Thiab, and Mohammad Talal Thiab, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin.
The PPS also stated that the soldiers kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Issa Thawabta, 17, and Mahmoud Ja’far Taqatqa, 19, in Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers also invaded and searched homes and kidnapped three Palestinians, identified as Oleyyan Fawwaz Rajabi, 20, Omar Abdul-Mahdi Shawar, 20, and Sharaf Zahda.
In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers stormed and searched homes, and kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Nour Taher Othman, and Omar Ateyya Bassa.
In related news, the PPS said that the soldiers invaded Hijja town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, detained and interrogated several Palestinians for a few hours, and release four of them. The Palestinian who was kidnapped has been identified as Nabil Ammar Batta, 20.
In addition, the soldiers stopped a Palestinian truck, loaded with hay, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, and confiscated it. The trucks belong to Sanad Bani Odah, from the al-Hadeediyya area.
Furthermore, Israeli navy ships also attacked fishing boats, in Gaza territorial water, and kidnapped three fishers.