The Israeli army invaded several parts of the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem and nearby villages on Tuesday morning and kidnapped three civilians.

Local sources said that the Israeli troops attacked and searched homes in Bethlehem’s city center in addition to the nearby Al Duha and Taqua villages.

The sources identified the three kidnapped as; Hamzah Al Kamel, 21, Nidal Khalawi, 27, both from Bethlehem city, while Nael Abu Mofarreh, 22, from the village of Taqua near Bethlehem.