Israeli army forces invaded the West Bank city of Tulkarem and arrested eight residents there on Thursday at dawn.

Troops stormed the city and conducted a wide scale search of the residents’ houses and arrested Sa’ed Hasri, 20, Samih Hasri, 21, Thai’er Balbisi, 20, Baha’ Sridi, Amar Sridi and Tarik Tamoni, 25, local sources reported.

At the same time, another force invaded the nearby village of Far’on and arrested Sa’ed Abu Fiad after searching his house along with several other houses, eyewitnesses reported.

Also, soldiers and army vehicles invaded the nearby Qafeen village and arrested Omaer Dawoud, after searching his house, local sources reported.