The Israeli army attacked and searched Palestinian houses in several villages near the cities of Hebron and Yatta in the southern part of the West Bank on Thursday morning, and abducted two civilians.

In the village of Sourif, soldiers searched homes and abducted Mohamed Adwan, aged 70, and took him to an unknown detention camp.

In the village of Beit Kahil soldiers searched a number of homes and gave Mohamed Al Zuher a military order for an interview with the Israeli secret service office in the nearby military post of Kufar Atizion.

Israeli forces also attacked and searched scores of houses in the village of Dora and abducted Ahamd Rashid, 26, and took him to an unknown detention camp, local sources reported.