Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, five Palestinians, including two children, in Salfit, in central West Bank, and in the occupied East Jerusalem.

Media sources in Salfit said several army jeeps invaded the az-Zawiya town, west of the city, before storming and searching homes.

They added that the soldiers abducted three Palestinians, identified as Mo’taz Mashhour Shqeir, Ibrahim Hasan Shqeir, and Nour Amin Abu Laila.

In addition, several army jeeps invaded the Jerusalem town of al-‘Isawiya, before abducting two children, identified as Daoud Aa’ed Atiya, who was taken prisoner near the al-Arba’in Mosque, and Qais Haitham Mustafa, who was in front of his home.

Local sources said the soldiers also fired a barrage of gas bombs and concussion grenades at Palestinian protesters in the area.