Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three Palestinians from their homes, near Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank.

Media sources said several army jeeps invaded Harmala village, east of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted one Palestinian, identified as Salem Mahmoud Sabah, 47.

They added that the soldiers also invaded Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, searched homes, before abducting two siblings, identified as Ahmad Mahmoud Abu Mfarreh, 18, and his brother Mohammad, 19.

In related news, the soldiers installed a military roadblock at the main entrance of Deir Ballout town, west of the central west Bank city of Salfit, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.