The Israeli army invaded Za'tara, Fredes, and Beit Tumar villages in the West Bank city of Bethlehem and imposed curfew. Local sources reported that a huge Israeli military force invaded the city and announced through loud speakers that the city is under curfew. They proceeded to close the villages entrances with barricades.

Meanwhile, Israeli troops searched and ransacked several residents in the villages and forced civilians out of their homes. Israeli troops seized the resident of Yousef Rabay'a and turned it into a military area.

Moreover in the nearby Bait Faggar village Israeli troops surrounded the resident of 23 Ibrahim Thawabte , troops ransacked his house then kidnapped him to an unknown destination.