Thursday at dawn, Israeli soldiers arrested four residents in the village of Al Shiokh, north-east of the West Bank city of Hebron, after invading it and conducting military searches of homes.

A large military force invaded the village, especially Al Khirba and Al Qaffan areas, searching several houses and arresting four residents, local sources reported.

The arrestees were identified as Mohammad Badawi Al Halaiqa, 48, Mohammad Suleiman Al Halaiqa, 50, Saleh Ibrahim Al Hasasna, 29, and Hani Ibrahim Al Ayayda, 20 years old.

The arrestees were taken to an unknown destination, local sources added.