Israeli forces invaded the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem and kidnapped one civilian of Thursday morning.
Anwar Al Assa, 39, was taken form his home located in Al Kadier village located to the south of Bethlehem city after troops attacked the house and searched, also in Al Khadier village Israeli troops attacked and searched the offices of the layers union and ransacked it.

Earlier on Thursday Israeli forces invaded Beit Sahour and Beiot Jala towns located in the eastern and southern side of Bethlehem city

At least 10 army vehicles including a military ambulance and Israeli secret service jeep entered the town of Beit Sahour from its eastern side.

Another force stormed the town of Beit Jala from its southern side coming form nearby military post, witnesses told IMEMC.