Two residents were arrested when troops invaded the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on Thursday at dawn.

Fathi Ramadan, 20 Samier Al Laham, 27, were arrested when troops invaded the city from several directions, and moved towards the nativity church area in the city center.

Soldiers stormed several homes and attacked the two residents during their searches, and also the son and son in law of one of the arrested was also attacked, the injured weretaken to Beit Jala hospital for treatment, local sources reported.