Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday afternoon, Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked several homes before abducting a young Palestinian man and confiscating his car.

Media sources said the soldiers violently searched homes in the town and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.

They added that the soldiers abducted Ammar Mansour Thawabta, 29, and took him to the nearby Etzion military base and security center. The soldiers also towed his car and took it to Etzion.

It is worth mentioning that the army has been conducting massive invasions and violent searches of homes and property after the body of an Israeli soldier was found near Efrat colony, illegally built on Palestinian lands, south of Bethlehem.

After the soldier’s body was found, the army installed many roadblocks in the area, and imposed a strict siege on Beit Fajjar, before initiating extensive and very violent searches of homes and property and interrogated dozens of residents.

The soldiers also confiscated surveillance tapes and equipment from many homes and stores, after searching them.

The searches also targeted many Palestinian villages and communities in areas north of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank.