Two Palestinian civilians were kidnapped when Israeli troops attacked several villages located near the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Thursday.

Troops attacked and searched homes in Sa’er and Sourif villages located near Hebron. Eyewitnesses said that the troops forced families out of their homes during the search.

The witnesses added that soldiers ransacked the homes they searched and beat up men.

Local sources identified the two kidnapped as; Sayif Abu Al Houwar, 21 and Hakeem Shaladah, 44.

Moreover on Thursday afternoon the Israeli army forces invaded Sourif village again, took control of two homes and made them into army posts.