Israeli soldiers invaded on Wednesday at dawn, the town of al-Thaheriyya, south of the West Bank city of Hebron.

A local source in the town reported that soldiers supported by armored vehicles, conducted military searches of homes in al-Baha neighborhood, in the center of al-Thaheriyya.

The source stated that soldiers forced the families out of their homes while searching them, and held other families in one room during the searches, damage reported.

The operation in al-Thaheriyya was carried out by the army at 3am, and lasted until after noon hours.

At least thirty homes where searched, dozens of residents were interrogated and detained for several hours.