Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, five Palestinians from their homes in Hizma town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem.

Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town before the soldiers broke into and ransacked many homes, causing damage.

They added that the soldiers abducted two former political prisoners, identified as Mohammad Wahid Khatib, 22, and Mahdi Hussein Salahuddin, 18, in addition to Abdullah Morad Khatib, 17, Ezz Osama Salahuddin, 18, Salah Osama Salahuddin, 16.

During the invasion and searches of homes, the soldiers interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, and installed military roadblocks.