Israeli military forces invaded several parts of the West Bank on Thursday at dawn and abducted 12 Palestinian men, Palestinian sources said.
Eight residents were abducted from the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, as Israeli army vehicles stormed the city, attacked and searched scores of residents' homes. The army left the city in the early hours of the morning taking the eight to an unknown location.
Among those abducted were; Jihad Ishtawi, Islam Shalawit, Ahmad Qatawi and Mohamed Abu Qamar.
Hanni Bani O'dah, 36, was also abducted on Thursday at dawn when Israeli troops invaded the Tamoun village near the northern West Bank city of Tubas.
Eyewitnesses stated that more than 16 army jeeps entered Tamoun and surrounded the home of Bani O'deh family. Soldiers shot live rounds and sound bombs into the familys home before they broke in and searched it.
Moreover, the Israeli army invaded Aida refugee camp in the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem. Residents said that soldiers attacked and searched several homes in the early houres of Thursday morning, then left after taken prisoners Mohamed Abu Srour, 21, and Arafah Abu Srour, 19.