At least nine Palestinians, including five children, have been kidnapped, earlier on Wednesday, after Israeli soldiers invaded the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and a number of nearby communities.Media sources in Beit ‘Awwa town, southwest of Hebron, said the soldiers searched many homes, and kidnapped three young men, identified as Mohammad Yasser Yousef Masalma, Hamdi Qassem Masalma, 18, and Qussai Sami Ghazi Shallash, 20 years of age.

The soldiers also invaded Halhoul town, north of Hebron, and kidnapped Hamza Yousef Zama’ra, 17, in addition to kidnapping Hamza Yousef Shalalda, 18, from Sa’ir town, east of Hebron, and Tamer Ja’far Ibrahim ‘Oweidat, from the Shiokh town, northeast of Hebron.

In addition, media spokesperson of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Hebron Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes in Beit Ummar town, north of the city, and kidnapped Jamal Ali Hasan ‘Aadi, 17, Mohammad Kassab Abu Dayya, 16, and Mohammad Ali Khdeir Awad, 17.

In related news, the soldiers invaded the homes of Husam Jamil al-Ja’bari, 17, and Bashar Nidal Ja’bari, 15, who were killed by Israeli army fire, on Tuesday, October 20th.

The soldiers installed several roadblocks on the main entrance of the al-Fawwar refugee camp, several roads in Hebron city, and a number of nearby communities, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and examined the ID cards of the passengers.