DataFiles_Cache_TempImgs_2011_1_images_News_2011_02_14_settlers_300_0Hebron,  (PIC)-- A group of armed Jewish settlers stormed the village of Beit Ummar, Al-Khalil, on Sunday night as the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) were closing all entrances to the town, locals reported.

They told the PIC that the IOF troops besieged the village and roamed its suburbs looking for settlers, adding that ten of those settlers armed with machineguns were seen inside the village.

Earlier on Sunday, eyewitnesses said that the soldiers took away two Palestinian youths after beating them in Al-Khalil city.