They would use the house as their HQ, looting it and trashing it in the process. This was routine and set a very low bar for IDF behavior. The IDF has always been known as an immoral, exploitive army This is exactly the reason that Israelis began calling it "the most moral army in the world". They stopped doing this a couple years ago after that phrase became the punch line for a hundred online jokes and youtube comedy routines.
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from the article: IDF soldiers suspected of stealing Palestinian's gold in West Bank raid