Palestinian sources reported that the Israeli army attacked several villages near the southern West Bank city of Hebron and kidnapped three civilians on Wednesday late morning.

The sources said that Israeli troops searched and ransacked homes in the village of Al Shouikh, Noba, Ithnah, and Al Fowar refugee camp. During the search troops forced men out and assaulted some of them the sources added. Soldiers left taking with them the three men to unknown locations.

Witnesses identified two of the kidnapped as, Mohamed Al Warasnah, 25, from Shouikh village, Waheb Al Shareef, 30, from Noba village.

Meanwhile another child was kidnapped by the army when clashes took place during the attack the soldiers did in Ithnah village, witnesses said soldiers chased the boy then took him to unknown location. The boy name remains unknown.