The Israeli army confiscated one of the homes of Taque’ village south east of Bethlehem, on Wednesday and turned it into a military watch tower
Khalid Hameeda, head of the village council, reported that Israeli soldiers broke into the two storey home of Ali Taha Hameeda close to the village school, after imprisoning all of its occupants in one room.
Hameed added that the soldiers installed their military equipmenton the roof and began monitoring the movements of local residents .
Hameed affirmed that the soldiers harassed residents who expressed concerns over a possible attack on students taking their final exams He cautionedthe escalation  of attacks on village residents thelast of which was  a night attack during which soldiers fired rounds of live ammunition and gas bombs at the village houses.