Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, broke into a store after smashing the front doors and stole cigarette packs, in addition to causing excessive damage.

Mohammad Awad, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Beit Ummar, said the soldiers smashed the main metal door of a store, then broke the glass door, before invading it and stole several cigarette packs.

Awad added that the soldiers told the owner, Ibrahim Ekhlayyel, that they needed to search his store, but prevented him from opening it for them using his keys.

He also stated that the soldiers violently searched, and ransacked the shop, causing damage estimated by 15.000 Israeli shekels, took many cigarette packs, and withdrew from the area.

In addition, the soldiers invaded the home of a former political prisoner, identified as Sufian Bahar, and photographed the properties exterior before withdrawing.