[Thursday, January 23, 2014] Israeli soldiers invaded the West Bank districts of Hebron and Bethlehem, kidnapping eight Palestinians after breaking into their homes and violently searching them.Local sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said that dozens of soldiers invaded Beit Awwa town, nearby, searched several homes and kidnapped Wajdan Reziq Masalma, 18.

The soldiers also invaded Hebron city, and kidnapped Amer Mohammad Al-Oweiwy, 27.

Furthermore, dozens of soldiers also invaded the Tabaqa village, and the communities of Namous and ‘Arqan Awad in Doura, near Hebron, and violently searched several homes.

In addition, soldiers invaded the West Bank district of Bethlehem, kidnapping five Palestinians in Beit Fajjar town, and one in Doha city.

Media sources in Beit Fajjar said that the soldiers kidnapped Yousef Khaled Thawabta, Nael Naim Al-Mashny, Ismael Ali Deeriyya, Nabil Hasan Taqatqa and Amer Khalil Sabah.

The soldiers also broke into the home of Majed Omar Taqatqa in an attempt to kidnap his son, Mahdy, but he was not at home during the invasion.

In Doha town, south of Bethlehem, the soldiers broke into the home of Firas Odeh, searched the property, and kidnapped him. The invasion led to clashes between dozens of youth and the invading soldiers.