Palestinian sources reported that five Palestinian men were abducted by Israeli forces that invaded the village of Tafouha, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, on Thursday morning. Soldiers and army jeeps invaded the village and conducted a wide scale house-to-house search campaign, eyewitnesses sated. They added that soldiers were forcing all family members, even children, to vacate their homes. The five abductees were identified as Al Khamaissa, 41, Ibraheem Khamaissa, 32, Hisham Turdah, 42, Ahmad Turdah, 32, and Ibraheem Al Turdah, 32. All five were taken to unknown locations.