Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, a number of Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, stormed and searched several homes, and kidnapped five Palestinians. Soldiers also installed roadblocks near Hebron.Local sources in the northern West Bank city of Jenin said several military vehicles invaded ‘Arraba nearby town and kidnapped one Palestinian, after searching his family’s home.

The kidnapped resident has been identified as Abdul-Malik Mahmoud Abu Salah, 24 years of age.

Soldiers also invaded the al-‘Ein refugee camp, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus, searched homes, and kidnapped two Palestinians identified as Taher Radi Ramaha and Mohammad al-Khabbas.

Another Palestinian, identified as As’ad Mohammad Thaher, 27, from Yasseed village near Nablus, was kidnapped at a military roadblock near Fasayel village, north of Jericho, as he was heading back home.

In addition, soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped one Palestinian identified as Mousa Mohammad Bahar, 17 years of age, after searching and ransacking his family’s home.

The army also broke into two homes, belonging to residents Ibrahim Abdul-Hamid Abu Mariyya and ‘Omar Nasser Abu Mariyya, and searching them, causing excessive property damage.

Eyewitnesses said the soldiers smashed the main door of ‘Omar’s home before breaking into the property.

Furthermore, soldiers installed roadblocks on the main entrances of Hebron city, and Sa’ir town, north of the city, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and investigated the ID cards of the passenger while interrogating them.