The Israeli army detained, on Tuesday at dawn, a mother and here new born baby in the West Bank city of Hebron.

Troops took over the house of Hussein Badier in the city, and detained his wife Shatha and their infant; soldiers remained in the house and refusing to allow anybody to enter or leave it, local sources reported.

The District Coordination Office (DCO) in the city and the temporary international peacekeeping force, were informed of the situation.