Israeli troops have abducted 17 Palestinians, including children, during extensive invasions and violent searches of home overnight at dawn, IMEMC news reported.

The attacks were carried out in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem.

Israeli soldiers invaded and searched many Palestinian houses in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and kidnapped Wadea’ Mohammad Badawi, 16, Abdul-Fattah Khaled Mahfouth, 16, and Monatser Mohammad Shahin, 15, all from al-‘Arroub refugee camp, in addition to Abdullah Ali al-Arouri, 22, from Yatta town, and al-Mo’tasem Billah Al-Jeyyawi, from Ethna.

The regime’s soldiers also kidnapped Omar Hamarsha from Ya’bad town, located in Jenin district in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. They confiscated his car and searched his home.

Mohammad Hamdan Kanash, 27, and Mohammad Jamal Mas’oud, were also abducted from their homes in Barta’a nearby town.

6,500 Palestinians are being held in Israeli prisons as of January, prisoners’ rights group Addameer said, emphasizing that the number includes 353 women and children.

According to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Centre for Studies, Israeli troops detained 420 Palestinians, including 70 minors and 22 females, in February.

The cener also said that 12 people, including five fishermen were also detained from the besieged Gaza Strip.