Palestinian sources in Bethlehem city reported on Saturday that Israeli soldiers invaded the town of Tiqua’, east of the city, broke into several homes and clashed with dozens of youth before kidnapping two .

The sources stated that at least five military vehicles invaded the town and soldiers fired rubber-coated bullets and gas bombs at dozens of youth who hurled stones and empty bottles at the invading forces.

Soldiers also broke into and searched dozens of homes especially homes located close to a main road used by Palestinians residents and Israeli settlers.

Soldiers detained several youth and struck them with batons before kidnapping two of them and taking them to an unknown destination.