Israeli soldiers invaded on Saturday, just before midnight, the southern West bank city of Hebron, broke into and searched dozens of homes, and kidnapped more than 35 residents, including elected legislator Mohammad Abu Jheisha, and a number of Hamas political leaders.Local sources reported that at least 100 military vehicles and jeeps, in addition to undercover forces, invaded the city from its main entrances in Ras Al Joura, Be’er Al Mahjar, Al Hawouz Al-Thani, and Wad Al Harya, before violently breaking into and searching dozens of homes inflicting damage.

Furthermore, soldiers invaded Doura, Beit Ola, Nouba, Yatta, Surif and Al Sammoa’, near Hebron, and kidnapped five residents from Doura and three from Surif, the Maan News Agency eported.

All kidnapped residents were taken to nearby military bases and camps. The army is still in the city, apparently preparing for further kidnappings and attacks.