Palestinian sources reported that an undercover Israeli army force kidnapped a young Palestinian man form the city of Beit Jala in the southern West Bank on Wednesday midday.

Mohamed Abd Rabuh, 22, originally from Buhisha refugee camp located in the nearby Bethlehem city, was standing in down town Beit Jala city when he was forced by masked men into their car. They then fled the scene; later it turned out that they were undercover Israeli soldiers, sources in the city added.