Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Sebastia town, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, while illegal colonists invaded olive orchards and harvested many trees before steeling the produce.

Mohammad Azem, the head of Sebastia Town Council, said several army jeeps invaded the town before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes.

He added that the soldiers abducted Ayham Nahedh Aqel, after frequently assaulting him, causing various injuries, while violently searching his home leading to excessive damage.

The soldiers also abducted another Palestinian, identified as Shahed Arafat, before moving him to Shavei Shomron illegal colony, which was built on stolen Palestinian lands, west of Nablus.

In related news, a group of Israeli colonists invaded a Palestinian orchard, owned by Majd Shehada, and harvested many olive trees before stealing the produce.

On Wednesday, a group of colonists destroyed hundreds of Palestinian olive trees in al-Jabaa village, west of Bethlehem.