Israeli soldiers arrested seven Palestinian residents in the West Bank city of Hebron, after invading it, and several surrounding areas, on Tuesday at night and Wednesday morning, the Palestinian News Agency WAFA reported.

The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society reported that three residents were arrested in Karma village, after the soldiers invading it and conducted military searches of homes.

The residents were identified as Talib Mahmoud Al Awawda, 18, Ma’an Talib al Awawda, 16, and Hatim Mahmoud Al Awawda, 23 years old.

Resident Samia Al Rajoub said that soldiers broke into her home after surrounding it earlier on Wednesday at dawn, and arrested her son, Mohammad, a student at the Polytechnic University in Hebron. Soldiers detained the family members for three hours and confiscated books and the personal computer of Mohammad.

 Also, soldiers arrested Maan, the nephew of Mohammad, and a ten-grade school student, after breaking into his fathers’ home and searching it. In Al Skiokh village, east of Hebron, soldiers arrested three residents, after invading the village and breaking into dozens of home, a source at Al Skiokh village council reported.

The arrestees were identified as Abdul-Karim Hussein Halaiqa, 50, Mahmoud Abed Rabbu Halaiqa, 28, and Raed Hussein Halaiqa, 20 years old. Seven residents were arrested on Tuesday in Hebron and the neighboring village of Yatta; at least 40 residents were arrested in Hebron since the beginning of November.