The Israeli forces invaded the village of Obadiya located east of Bethlehem city in the southern part of the West Bank and took prisoner seven residents on Tuesday morning.

Army vehicles entered the village from several directions, troops searched houses that belong to Al Hassasnah family, forced residents, including children, out of their homes and took seven youth to unknown locations.

The seven were known as: Sahier Al Assa, 20, Hamza Al Assa, 20, Adnan Hassasnah, 20, Mallak Hassasnah, 20, Khaled Hassasnah, 21, Mohamed Hassasnah, 23, and his brother Majdi Hassasnah, 20. Soldiers gave their families no reason for taking them away, families reported.