Tuesday evening March 5, 2013; local sources in Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, reported that Israeli soldiers invaded the town, broke into and searched several homes, and kidnapped three Palestinians.The army broke into the home of Mohammad Abdul-Rahman Al-Kaar, searched the property, and kidnapped his son Majdi, 20.

Soldiers also kidnapped Montaser Hamza Thawabta, 18, after stopping him at the main entrance of the town.

Furthermore, soldiers stationed at the main junction that leads to Gush Ezion settlement bloc, and Beit Fajjar, stopped a Palestinian car and kidnapped a Palestinian identified as Aziz Ali Deeriyya, 30.

In related news, the army invaded the villages of Zabbouba, Rommana and ‘Aaneen, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin, and installed several roadblocks. The soldiers also broke into and searched several homes.