A large Israeli force invaded the West Bank city of Bethlehem in the early hours of Thursday morning and arrested one resident from the Deheisha refugee camp, Palestinian security sources reported.


Israeli troops invaded several homes, searched them and left them ransacked, eyewitnesses said.

Troops took Mohammad Ibrahim Salama 35, prisoner and then took him to an unknown location.

Meanwhile, another Israeli military force invaded the Islamic Charitable society in the adjacent town of Beit Sahour, the same source reported.

Eyewitnesses said, at least six military vehicles surrounded the building and soldiers destroyed the door and broke into the building.

No arrests were made, but the soldiers searched the offices,destroying them and leaving it in disarray.