In the past 12 hours the Israeli army invaded several parts of the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem and a number of neighboring villages, during the attacks the Israeli army kidnapped one civilian. Mussa Hamdan, from Bethlehem city, was kidnapped by the army, when the Israeli force invaded the center of the Bethlehem city and searched homes there. Witnesses to the attack said that troops forced families out of their homes during the search and fired sound bombs at them. Meanwhile on Monday at dawn Israeli forces attacked the village of Taqua and Al Khader located near the city of Bethlehem, local sources reported that the troops searched and ransacked homes before leaving the area. Translated by: Ghassan Bannoura – IMEMC News Room.