Israeli Army units with invaded the village of Artas south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Troops broke into several homes in the village and searched them.

Among the owner of the attacked homes, the following names were reported; Maher Jaber, Mahmoud Shahin, Jamal Ayish, Jameel Ayish, Ahmad Rabaiah Mohamed Jaber and Mahmoud Shahin, no arrests were made or damage to the houses, local sources reported.

Soldiers before leaving the village summoned Jamal Ayish to the intelligence office in Kfar Option settlement near the village, eyewitnesses reported.