Israeli soldiers’ stationed at Al Kafriyyat checkpoint, south of the West Bank city of Tulkarem, arrested on Saturday three residents attempting to cross the checkpoint, local sources reported.

Shadi Al Ofi, Nidal Abu Johar and Omer Esthewi, were arrested after soldiers stopped a taxi driving from the city and detained them for two hours before arresting them.

The arrestees were taken to an unknown destination, eyewitnesses reported.