Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Beit Ummar, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and the ath-Thaheriyya town, south of the city, and kidnapped two Palestinians, including a former political prisoner.

The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army vehicles invaded Safa area, north of Hebron, and kidnapped Hassam Adam Ekhlayyel, 20, after breaking into his family’s home and searching it.

The soldiers also installed a military roadblock at the main entrance of the town, searched dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.

It is worth mentioning that the army has kidnapped eleven Palestinians in Beit Ummar, since the beginning of this month.

Furthermore, the soldiers invaded the ath-Thaheriyya town, south of Hebron, searched many homes and kidnapped one Palestinian, identified as Moath Mohammad Qaisiyya.

The army also invaded the towns of Doura, Beit Oola and Beit Awwa, and conducted violent searches of homes.