Israeli soldiers arrested on Saturday afternoon, three Palestinian youth, at Beit Eeba checkpoint, near the West Bank city of Nablus. One activist was arrested in a separate incident, in Nablus, earlier on Saturday.

Soldiers claimed that the three youth carried knives and attempted to use them against the soldiers while searching them at the checkpoint.

The three were arrested and transferred for interrogation.

Also, soldiers arrested a Palestinian activist from Fateh movement, after invading Nablus and conducting military searches of homes, army source reported.