Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight and during early hours Wednesday, several Palestinian communities, in various parts of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and confiscated surveillance tapes and equipment.

Media sources in Bethlehem said a large military force invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of the city, searched homes for hours, and abducted three children between the ages of 15 and 17, identified as Ahmad Ziad Deeriyya, Yasser Zeid Deeriyya and Ahmad Sami Deeriyya.

In addition, the soldiers invaded Qalqilia city, in northern West Bank, leading to clashes with local youngsters, who hurled stones and empty bottles on the army vehicles, while the soldiers also invaded homes and stores, and confiscated surveillance tapes after interrogating the families.

The soldiers also fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades, especially near the Red Crescent and Ghayatha area, in Qalqilia.
Clashes also took place at the main entrance of Fahma town, south of Jenin, in northern West Bank, after several military jeeps invaded it.

The soldiers also invaded Kufur Ra’ey, southwest of Jenin, and installed a roadblock, before stopping and searching cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.