Israeli soldiers invaded, late at night and on Wednesday at dawn, several parts of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and kidnapped thirteen Palestinians, including seven children.Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Khallet al-Ein and the ath-Thaher areas, in Beit Ummar town, north of the city, stormed and ransacked dozens of homes, and kidnapped seven Palestinians, including five children.

The kidnapped have been identified as ‘Ayesh Khaled Awad, 19, Rashed Yousef Awad, 16, Omar Mohammad Khalil Awad, 14, Ali Waleed Abu ‘Ayyash, 15, Mohammad Nidal Abu Mariya, 16, Amro Riyadh Arar, 15, and ‘Okal Mahmoud Jawabra, 19.

The soldiers also photographed the home of resident Hussein Hosni Za’aqeeq, in the ath-Thaher area, close to the illegal Karmie Tzur Israeli colony, south of Beit Ummar.

Furthermore, the army invaded the al-Fawwar refugee camp, searched homes and kidnapped Ishaq Hdeib, Sari Abu Hashshash and Ali Waleed Naim.

In addition, the soldiers invaded Taffouh village, and kidnapped Adham Abdul-Salam at-Tarda, 17.

Another, Palestinian, identified as Abdullah Khalil Zeidat, 20, was kidnapped in Bani Neim town, east of Hebron.

The soldiers closed the main roads of many villages and towns, in addition to the al-‘Arroub and al-Fawwar refugee camps, and intensified the siege isolating the Palestinian communities in the Hebron district from each other, and from the rest of the West Bank.