Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, ten Palestinians, in Hizma and Abu Dis towns, in occupied East Jerusalem, during extensive and violent military searches of homes.

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded Abu Dis town, southeast of Jerusalem, and abducted Yazan Dandan, Mohammad Khaled Sharaf, Monir Samir Salah, Ahmad Hasan Erekat, Mohammad Nafez Jaffal, Mahmoud Shaker Halabiyya, Salah al-Baw, and Suleiman Arabiya.

The PPS added that the soldiers also invaded homes in Hizma town, northeast of Jerusalem, and abducted Mahmoud Askar and Bashar Suleiman Askar.

Also at dawn, dozens of soldiers invaded Nahhalin and Beit Fajjar towns, west and south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, searched homes and abducted three Palestinians, including one child.