Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Teqoua’ town, southeast of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and abducted one Palestinian.

Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the family home of Sami Saleh Sabah, 25, and abducted him.

The invasion and abduction come following a month of repeated and escalated incursions into various areas of Bethlehem, mainly the city itself, Deheishe refugee camp, Aida refugee camp, al-Azza refugee camp, in addition to the towns of al-Khader, Beit Fajjar and Doha, leading to the abduction of many Palestinians.

Also at dawn, the soldiers invaded Hebron city, and Beit Ummar town, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, abducted three former political prisoners, confiscated cash and a car, during violent searches of homes and property.

On July 22nd, the soldiers killed a child, identified as Arkan Tha’er Mezher, 15, after shooting him with a live round in the chest while protesting a pre-dawn Israeli army invasion into Deheishe refugee camp.