Palestinian sources reported that the Israeli army attacked the villages of Dura and Banni Nu'em, located near the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday at dawn and kidnapped six civilians. Witnesses said that at least 15 Israeli military vehicles stormed Dura village then conducted a house-to-house search that lasted for several hours. During the attack Israeli troops kidnapped Abed Switi, Azam Jad-Allah, and Morad Nayiaf. Meanwhile Jihad Manasrah, 18, Mohamed Ihmedat, 18, and Abed Zidat, 32, were kidnapped when Israeli soldiers invaded and searched homes in the nearby Banni Nu'em village also on Monday at dawn.